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Safety Spotlight

combustible wood dust resources

Combustible Wood Dust

Inspections and industry resources

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Young worker's finger amputated by saw blade
  • Worker's head injured when struck by exploding drum
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Worker died when struck and pinned by pipe
  • Worker died when head caught between tailgate and floor
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

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Day of Mourning, April 28, 2015

Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. More information.

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Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week, May 3 to 9, 2015

Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before. More information.

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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.