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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 Policies

  • January 4, 2021: Updates to the Table of Exposure Limits for Excluded Substances
  • January 1, 2021: CPI adjustments for penalties, citations, and claims cost levies

OHS Guidelines

  • January 4, 2021: The Table of Exposure Limits for Chemical and Biological Substances was updated to reflect changes to OHS Policy R5.48-1
  • January 1, 2021: A guideline was revised to reflect CPI adjustments for OHS citations
  • December 18, 2020: A guidelines was revised to clarify when two vessels can be considered a single dive site

Workers Compensation Act

  • January 1, 2021: Changes related to determining permanent partial disability benefits and retirement age (Bill 23); CPI adjustments

OHS Regulation

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

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