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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 Guidelines

  • September 18, 2020: Guidelines revised related to authority under the OHS Regulation, approved respirators, and isolation and lockout
  • August 28, 2020: Guideline on maintenance and inspection of self-contained breathing apparatus revised to accept an alternative standard

Workers Compensation Act

  • August 20, 2020: Schedule 1 amended to add a presumption for infections caused by communicable viral pathogens
  • August 14, 2020: Multiple amendments took effect

OHS Regulation

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

OHS Policies

  • June 22, 2020: Updates to the Table of Exposure Limits for Excluded Substances

View all 2020 updates