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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

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

OHS Guidelines

  • June 22, 2020: Updates to the Table of Exposure Limits for Chemical and Biological Substances
  • June 19, 2020: Guidelines revised related to mobile equipment inspections and certification
  • June 10, 2020: New guideline on COVID-19 Safety Plan
  • June 3, 2020: First aid kit requirements for masks and face shields

Workers Compensation Act

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

OHS Regulation

  • April 6, 2020: Many amendments took effect, consequential to the revisions to the Workers Compensation Act.

View all 2020 updates