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Inspections and prevention activities

As part of our strategy to reduce the serious injury rate by applying resources and effort where they will be most effective, our officers are inspecting workplaces and conducting consultation and education activities.

Inspections and prevention activities

Activities Details
Q1 2020
  • Geographical re-alignment of inspection team prevention officers to better allocate resources in specific regions
  • Train and instruct new team members to ensure a consistent enforcement approach is taken
Q1 2020
  • In partnership with the BCACS, promote Tower Crane Assembly/Disassembly Best Practice
Q1 2020
  • Inform and educate officers and employers on the EGBC Professional Practice Guideline - Annual Inspection of Mobile Equipment
Q1–Q4 2020
  • Initiate inspections of all tower cranes operating in the province
  • Complete associated follow-up inspections
Q4 2020
  • In partnership with the BCACS, educate officers and employers on the crane operator certification scheme changes related to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Certification