Foodservices Associations British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association bcrfa.com
The British Columbia Restaurant and Foodservices Association represents the concerns of the restaurant and foodservices industry at all levels of government. It also enhances the image and integrity of the industry through education, communication, industry development and overall professionalism.
Restaurants Canada restaurantscanada.org
Restaurants Canada is a national, not-for-profit association representing Canada's diverse and dynamic restaurant and foodservice industry.
The Shelfspace story began nearly a century ago (as Retail Merchants Association of B.C. and Retail Merchants Association of Alberta also known as Retail B.C. and Retail Alberta) meeting the needs of a select group of professional retailers. Over the years, the association has become stronger and expanded to serve those with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for retail.
Retail Council of Canada retailcouncil.org
Founded in 1963, Retail Council of Canada is the Voice of Retail. RCC is a not-for-profit association whose more than 9,000 members represent all retail formats, including national and regional department stores, mass merchants, specialty chains, independent stores and online merchants.
Trade Related Services
Does Your Back Hurt: a guide to preventing low back pain (PDF 127 KB)
Back Talk: an owner's manual for backs (PDF 2 MB) (Updated: November 2014); * Print copies are available for purchase from the WorkSafeBC Store; * A free ebook version for iPad is available on iTunes
Hear for Good: Preventing noise exposure at work (PDF 647 KB) (Updated: April 2011)
Breathe Safer: How to use respirators safely and start a respirator program (PDF 3.4 MB) (Updated: October 2011)
Truck drivers often sit for long periods of time, which puts stress on the lower back. This video identifies things truck drivers can do before they start work to reduce the risk of back injury. (2 min. 44 sec.)
In addition to all the publications and videos available free for downloading from our website, the following print copies of small business resources are available free from www.worksafebcstore.com to employers in British Columbia.
Small Business Primer (English, Chinese, Punjabi)
Small Business Log Book
Employers' Fairness and Service Code
Working Alone: A Handbook for Small Business
Health and Safety Guide for Retail Small Business
Health and Safety Guide for New Retail Workers
Preventing Violence, Robbery and Theft: A Guide for Retail Owners, Managers, and Workers
Health and Safety for Hospitality Small Business
Kitchen posters (series of 6)
Health and Safety for Small-and Medium-Sized Wineries
Health and Safety for Small-and Medium-Sized Woodworking Shops
Health and Safety for Landscaping and Lawn Maintenance Companies