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Incident investigation reports

This page includes findings of WorkSafeBC investigations as identified in incident investigation reports. These are here to help employers and workers understand the factors that contribute to workplace incidents so similar incidents can be prevented from happening in the future. Some of these findings also provide recommendations to industry to prevent future incidents, and the information here may be useful when gathering industry trends.

Under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal identifying information has been removed from the reports posted here. The findings may also have been shortened to focus on the main causes and underlying factors contributing to the incidents shared here.

Request a full report

If you would like to see the final incident investigation report for a particular incident, you can submit a request in writing to our Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office. You may submit a Request for Access to Records Form (form 11M7) or mail a letter to:

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Office
WorkSafeBC
PO Box 2310 Station Terminal
Vancouver BC  V6B 3W5