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Welcome to the Safety at Work centre for the agriculture industry, your online resource to help prevent accidents and injuries. We welcome your comments and suggestions.
My Confined Spaces App
A new mobile app for confined spaces in agriculture.
A desktop version is also available.
Updates to the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation effective August 4, 2015
The Board of Directors has approved consultation on two new policies, and public hearings on two consequential amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation regarding Employer Incident Investigations.
Updates to the Workers Compensation Act effective May 14, 2015
Revised Table of Exposure Limits effective May 1, 2015
New/revised guidelines effective April 30, 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).
New WorkSafe Bulletins
Farmhand dies after being charged by cow Fatality 2015-04
Worker dies after falling into feed mixer WS 2015-02
Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.
The Human Factors Group has five upcoming one-day workshops across B.C. More information.