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Centre of Excellence for
Confined Spaces in Agriculture

Resources are available

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Head lacerated when traffic control person struck
  • Bone broken in 8-foot fall onto rocks
  • More recent incidents


  • Fin fish farm worker died when crew vessel struck buoy
  • Worker driving pickup died in collision with logging truck
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

New/revised guidelines

Revised Prevention policy effective April 1, 2014

R5.48-1 Chemical and Biological Substances - Occupational Exposure Limits

New/revised guidelines

Revised guideline effective April 1, 2014

Revised guideline effective February 26, 2014

Day of Mourning

Day of Mourning
April 28, 2014

The Day of Mourning ceremony will be held at Jack Poole Plaza in Vancouver on Monday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m. All are invited to attend and pay tribute to fallen workers.


Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week
May 4 to 10, 2014

Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before.

safety conference

Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show
May 26 to 29, 2014 - Campbell River, B.C.

This safety conference and trade show is ideal for safety committee members, managers, safety officers, and safety business owners.

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

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



Archive of What's New for Agriculture