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Is this the right tool for the job? Stepladder safety in construction

This toolbox meeting guide describes step-ladder safety to reduce the risk of falling.

regulatory amendments

Updates to the Workers Compensation Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation effective August 4, 2015

regulatory amendments

New video series focuses on bullying and harassment in construction

This video series highlights the character and pride of workers in construction, and shows the impact of bullying and harassment on workers in the industry. These videos were created in partnership with the BC Building Trades and Construction Labour Relations Association of BC.

new workshops

Consultation on Proposed Policy and Public Hearing on Regulation Changes Regarding Employer Incident Investigations

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.


Asbestos in Construction

View or download this three-part video series.


2015 Construction Safety Conference
November 12-14, 2015

The 10th annual Bridging the Gap conference is a two-day conference on safety in the construction industry. More information and registration.


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.