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Welcome to the Safety at Work centre for the wood products manufacturing industry, your online resource to help prevent accidents and injuries. We welcome your .

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Safety Spotlight

combustible wood dust resources

Combustible Wood Dust

Inspections and industry resources

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Two workers burned by ignited gas
  • Millwright's arm fractured when pulled into conveyor
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Faller dies when pinned to the ground
  • Truck driver dies when load falls on him
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

updated guidelines

Updated Workers Compensation Act policy and guidline effective December 1, 2014

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Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

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

Sawmills - Inspections & Industry Resources

The tragic explosions and fires in two B.C. sawmills have caused significant concerns for this industry. WorkSafeBC will continue to provide updates and information regarding orders and inspections, investigations, and industry resources.

Archive

Archive

Archive of What's New for Wood Products Manufacturing