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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 comments and suggestions.
Combustible Wood Dust
Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. More information.
Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before. More information.
New/revised regulations effective February 1, 2015
New/revised guidelines effective February 1, 2015
Conveyor hazards in shake and shingle mills WS 2015-02
WorkSafe Bulletin 2014-014: The dangers of fatigue in the workplace
WorkSafe Bulletin 2014-012: Slips, trips, and falls in manufacturing
WorkSafe Bulletin 2014-09: Make sure all moving parts have stopped completely when locking out sawmill machinery
Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS
Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.
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 of What's New for Wood Products Manufacturing