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Prevention Line

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1 888 621-SAFE (7233)
Fax: 604 276-3247

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Safety Spotlight

confined spaces in agriculture app

My Confined Spaces App

A new mobile app for confined spaces in agriculture.

desktop version is also available.

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Bones fractured when faller struck by logs
  • Worker burned when sprayed by 70 degree Celsius water
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

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What's New

Revised guidelines

Revised guideline effective April 27, 2016

Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective April 27, 2016

Revised guideline

New guideline effective April 21, 2016

Revised guideline

New guideline effective March 18, 2016

Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective March 18, 2016

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WHMIS 2015

The changes to WHMIS result in new standardized hazard classification criteria, a few new label requirements, and material safety data sheets (MSDS) will be replaced by safety data sheets (SDS).

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.