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WorkSafe Magazine - May/June 2016

Feature story: Staying healthy and safe in B.C.’s burgeoning craft brewing industry

To keep workers healthy and safe on the job, WorkSafeBC works with partners to stay abreast of workplace hazards and risks — including in new and growing industries.

Canada’s craft brewing industry has rapidly expanded over the past five years, with the number of licensed breweries growing almost 80 percent between 2009 and 2014. In 2014, there were 520 licensed breweries, with about one-fifth of them located in British Columbia (B.C.) and Yukon. Since 2009, the number of breweries in B.C. has more than doubled.

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