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Note: The numbering of the Workers Compensation Act has changed, effective April 6, 2020. The revisions to the Act also resulted in related changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, the OHS policies, and the OHS guidelines.

Learn more about the revisions to the Workers Compensation Act.

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation and the OHS provisions of the Workers Compensation Act contain legal requirements for workplace health and safety that must be met by all workplaces under the inspection jurisdiction of WorkSafeBC. Some sections of the Workers Compensation Act and OHS Regulation have associated policies and guidelines.

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Latest updates

OHS Regulation

  • July 14, 2020: Revised section on concrete pumping equipment inspection

OHS Guidelines

  • July 22, 2020: Guideline on training and certification for rope access revised to accept an alternative standard
  • July 14, 2020: New guideline for inspections and certification of concrete pumping equipment
  • June 22, 2020: Updates to the Table of Exposure Limits for Chemical and Biological Substances
  • June 10, 2020: New guideline on COVID-19 Safety Plan

OHS Policies

  • June 22, 2020: Updates to the Table of Exposure Limits for Excluded Substances in R5.48-1

Workers Compensation Act

  • April 6, 2020: A revised Act took effect. The revisions include language changes and renumbering of all sections.

View all 2020 updates