Policy Update

Published on: September 01, 2023

OHS Policies — Workers Compensation Act

The following policy item was issued to outline the process and criteria for WorkSafeBC to grant licences to asbestos abatement contractors. The requirements for asbestos abatement contractors to be licensed comes into effect on January 1, 2024.

Act Update

Published on: September 01, 2023

Workers Compensation Act

The following sections of the Act are enacted or amended in accordance with B.C. Reg. 142/2023, effective September 1, 2023.

Guidelines Update

Published on: August 15, 2023

Guidelines — Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

  • Part 5 Chemical Agents and Biological Agents
    Table of Exposure Limits for Chemical and Biological Substances
    The table has been updated to reflect changes to OHS Policy R5.48-1 (amended August 15, 2023). Deletions are shown as strikethrough; additions and revisions are highlighted in green.
  • Part 11 Fall Protection
    G11.6-1 Anchors
    This guideline has been updated to remove references to particular design and testing values within specific editions of standards to prevent potential misinterpretation or misapplication of the information.

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