Anne Naser named President and CEO of WorkSafeBCPublished on: April 08, 2019
WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors announced today that Anne Naser has been named as the new President and CEO of WorkSafeBC.
WorkSafeBC offers new safety resources as craft-brewery industry bubbles with growthPublished on: March 18, 2019
WorkSafeBC is providing new health and safety resources for B.C.'s craft-brewery industry to help reduce injuries and incidents. The industry has tripled in size over the past ten years, growing from 54 employers to more than 160. With rapid growth of a new industry, the risk of workplace hazards can increase.
Scholarship fund aims to improve return-to-work outcomes for injured workersPublished on: March 08, 2019
WorkSafeBC and the Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences (PCU-WHS) announced a scholarship initiative today designed to encourage and support students pursuing a career in disability management.
WorkSafeBC adds focus on phase congestion to its Forestry High Risk StrategyPublished on: March 07, 2019
WorkSafeBC has announced that its 2019 high-risk strategy for forestry will include an additional focus on phase congestion, which can lead to unsafe conditions when harvesting activities overlap. Phase congestion is an industry-wide problem and has resulted in serious injuries and fatalities.
WorkSafeBC adds focus on slips, trips, and falls to its Manufacturing High Risk StrategyPublished on: March 07, 2019
WorkSafeBC has announced that its 2019 high-risk strategy for manufacturing will include a focus on preventing slips, trips, and falls, a widespread cause of injuries throughout the sector.