BOD Decision -2013/03/20-04 – An Employer’s Obligation Towards Other Workers – D3-115-1
At its March 2013 meeting, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved a new policy regarding an employer’s duty towards other workers: D3-115-1. The Board of Directors’ resolution is available for reference.
The new policy provides a consistent framework for interpreting section 115(1)(a)(ii) of the Workers Compensation Act and help to increase awareness of an employer’s obligations towards other workers.
A discussion paper relating to the proposed amendments was taken to public consultation from June to September, 2012.
These amendments became effective on May 1, 2013.