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Fax: 604 276-3247

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Safety Spotlight

combustible wood dust resources

Combustible Wood Dust

Inspections and industry resources

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Manufacturing worker's leg fractured under load of glass
  • Manual faller sustained concussion when struck by tree
  • li>More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Forestry worker died in MVA
  • Construction worker fatally injured in fall down ventilation shaft
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

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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.

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.