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The Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

This backgrounder provides an overview of the right to refuse unsafe work. It discusses the right to refuse work if there is reasonable cause to believe it would create an undue hazard to their health and safety. The backgrounder also discusses the process a worker and employer must follow to resolve a work refusal, and WorkSafeBC's role.

Publication Date: Aug 17, 2022 File type: PDF (304 KB)