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The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation and Part 3 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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Recent updates

Guidelines

  • October 28, 2019: New, revised, and retired guidelines on a range of topics
  • September 25, 2019: Revised guidelines on exposure limits, occupational hygiene methods, and electrical safety

Workers Compensation Act

  • October 1, 2019: Amendments regarding liens for wages due to workers by their employers
  • May 16, 2019: Amendments to broaden the definition of firefighter

OHS Regulation

Policies

  • July 1, 2019: Amendments to to emphasize the Board's obligation to base decisions on the merits and justice of each case
  • June 3, 2019: Changes consequential to Regulation amendments

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