BOD Decision - 2015/12/16-02 - OHS Compliance Agreements (D12-186.1-1)
Bill 9 introduced the compliance agreement tool.
Instead of issuing an order, WorkSafeBC may, in certain circumstances, enter into a compliance agreement in which an employer voluntarily agrees to correct OHS violations and report back to WorkSafeBC by a certain date. Compliance agreements are offered at WorkSafeBC's discretion, within the limits of the Act and policy. WorkSafeBC will only enter into a compliance agreement if WorkSafeBC believes that the employer will likely fulfill its obligations under the agreement.
The finalized OHS Compliance Agreements policy provides additional guidance regarding the compliance agreement provisions in the Workers Compensation Act.