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Campaign news

  • Preventing the most common work-related disease: hearing loss

    We talked with occupational hygiene officer Felix Wang about employer responsibilities for hearing loss prevention, and WorkSafeBC’s new Hearing Test Submission (HTS) system. The system — the first of its kind in Canada — provides detailed information aimed at helping you improve your hearing conservation program.

    Published on: Sep 15, 2021
  • The evolution of electric vehicle safety

    As B.C. outpaces other provinces in zero‑emission vehicle sales, some industry experts say there’s a need for improved safety protocols and procedures for handling electric vehicles and the high‑voltage batteries that power them.

    Published on: Aug 11, 2021
  • Rock-solid injury prevention

    Onyx Stones and Custom Cabinets invested in safety by integrating automation technology in its shop to minimize manual handling of heavy stone slabs. This automation, combined with careful project installation planning, goes a long way to reduce the risks of musculoskeletal injuries for workers.

    Published on: Aug 11, 2021
  • Talk to your kids about workplace health and safety

    Parents are in a unique position to influence how their kids think about safety at work. By talking to your kids about safety when they’re young, and sharing your own knowledge and experiences, your kids will establish safe attitudes and behaviours that will translate to safety at work. Moreover, once they enter the workplace, they will be well equipped to advocate for their own safety in the workplace to prevent accidents and injuries.

    Published on: Aug 07, 2020
  • Big Foot Crane Company: Putting the COVID-19 safety plan in place

    Like many employers in construction, Ryan Burton oversees more than one workplace. The managing director of Abbotsford-based Bigfoot Crane Company has 12 staff at the office and 18 who visit various jobsites to erect and dismantle tower cranes. So Bigfoot’s COVID-19 response has had to take into account very different scenarios.

    Published on: Jul 28, 2020