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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
Revised guideline effective April 27, 2016
Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective April 27, 2016
No injuries in explosions at pellet mill
This accident investigation report details the causes and underlying factors of an explosion at a wood pellet mill in 2012.
New guideline effective March 18, 2016
Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective March 18, 2016
Revised guideline effective March 11, 2016
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).
Worker crushed by steel loop on dump truck Fatality 2015-05
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.