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Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor

Published on: October 02, 2017

Last winter's extreme conditions contributed to a 10 percent increase in motor vehicle casualty crashes in B.C. between October and December, where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor. This is a 10 percent increase from 2015, when 570 casualty crashes occurred, as compared to 626 in 2016 (police-attended crashes, 2012–2016).

Workers’ exposure to asbestos must stop, says WorkSafeBC

Published on: August 14, 2017

WorkSafeBC is ramping up its direction to asbestos-abatement, demolition, and general contractors to stop exposing construction workers to asbestos and to meet their legal obligation to manage asbestos safely and responsibly.