VPD steps up enforcement in support of roadside-worker safetyPublished on: May 14, 2018
Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the eighth annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign, with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite between 9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at Fraser Street and East 28th, Vancouver (see map below). The B.C. Cone Zone Campaign coincides with the increase in roadside work throughout the province in the spring and summer running until the end of August.
Ceremonies across B.C. remember workersPublished on: April 28, 2018
Thousands of workers, families, union members and employers are remembering those who lost their lives on the job with 40 ceremonies across British Columbia this weekend. Today’s Vancouver ceremony is at Jack Poole Plaza starting at 11:45 a.m., and is jointly hosted by the BC Federation of Labour (BCFED), the Business Council of British Columbia (BCBC) and WorkSafeBC. The Olympic Cauldron will be lit at 10 a.m.
Video highlights risks of using shipping containers for purposes other than shippingPublished on: February 22, 2018
Combustible substances that vapourize combined with an ignition source can cause containers to explode with deadly force
Work-related motor vehicle crashes leading cause of traumatic workplace deaths in B.C.Published on: February 21, 2018
Take action March 5 – 9 - Road Safety At Work Week
WorkSafeBC releases three-year strategy to reduce serious injuries in the manufacturing sectorPublished on: February 07, 2018
WorkSafeBC has released a new three-year plan to help employers reduce serious injuries in the manufacturing sector. The 2018-2020 Manufacturing High-Risk Strategy is designed to assist employers in strengthening their safety management system by focusing on risk reduction — taking a two-pronged approach of inspections and employer self-evaluations.