Drivers urged to Be Truck Aware to reduce crashes caused by unsafe actions around large commercial trucksPublished on: October 17, 2017
One-in-five traffic fatalities in B.C. occur in crashes involving large commercial vehicles. Studies show that the majority of car-truck fatalities are caused by passenger vehicle drivers.
WorkSafeBC warning homeowners about the dangers of asbestosPublished on: October 16, 2017
WorkSafeBC is urging owners of pre-1990s homes to talk to their contractor about asbestos before starting home renovations or a demolition.
Frontline health workers gather for first-ever Vancouver conferencePublished on: October 03, 2017
Hearts and Hands event targets highest injury occupation in B.C.
Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factorPublished 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 WorkSafeBCPublished 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.