Health care & social services

Communicable disease prevention

As of April 8, 2022, employers are no longer required to have a COVID-19 Safety Plan and must follow communicable disease guidance instead. Learn more.

Starting October 3, 2023, medical masks will be required by health care workers, visitors, contractors, and volunteers in patient care areas in health care facilities, programs, and services. For more information, visit the Province of B.C.’s website.

Here you'll find links to health and safety information and resources for those who work in health care and social services.

To reduce the potential for injury or disease to workers, it's important to manage the hazards in your workplace. See our resources to learn more about some of the hazards in health care and social services, or follow the links to these related topics:

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