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Safety Spotlight

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Small Business Primer: A Guide to WorkSafeBC

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What's New

regulatory amendments

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

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.


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).

new resource

S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Seminar Series: Doing Business with WorkSafeBC

This seminar, presented in Mandarin by a WorkSafeBC officer, will introduce you to WorkSafeBC and the services we offer. You'll also learn about workplace safety and insurance for your business. More information.

In partnership with:
Canadian Federation of Independent Business    Small Office Home Office    BC Chamber of Commerce