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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, WorkSafeBC officers are inspecting workplaces and conducting consultation and education activities.

Inspections and prevention activities

Activities Details
Inspections
Q1–Q4 2020
  • Identify and inspect firms
  • Interview joint committee co-chairs/worker representatives and senior management representatives
  • Determine the functioning of the OHS programs and joint committees/worker representatives for compliance with the Act and Regulation
  • Re-visit and continue to engage with firms that were inspected in 2017/2018 to determine sustained compliance
Awareness and education activities
Q1–Q4 2020
  • Provide information and resources on changes to joint committee/worker representative requirements in the Act and Regulation
  • Develop and distribute resources for employers, committees and representatives
  • Officer team training