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Policies

Policies for Workers Compensation Act and OHS Regulation


The Prevention Manual contains WorkSafeBC policy with respect to matters under Part 3 (Occupational Health and Safety) of the Workers Compensation Act ("Act") and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. The Act requires WorkSafeBC and the Workers' Compensation Appeal Tribunal to apply these policies when making decisions.

The Prevention Manual (670 KB) is provided here in Adobe Acrobat portable document format (PDF). The PDF files reflect the current printed manual, and include the most recent updates.

The following links are to the online HTML version of the Prevention Manual.

Prevention Manual Content

Policies Workers Compensation Act
There are no Policies for Part 1: Definitions at this time
Policies Part 2: Application
There are no Policies for Part 3: Rights and Responsibilities
Policies Part 4: General Conditions
Policies Part 5: Chemical Agents and Biological Agents
There are no Policies for Part 6: Substance Specific Requirements at this time
There are no Policies for Part 7: Noise, Vibration, Radiation and Temperature at this time
Policies Part 8: Personal Protective Clothing and Equipment
There are no Policies for Part 9: Confined Spaces at this time
Policies Part 10: De-energization and Lockout
There are no Policies for Part 11: Fall Protection at this time
Policies Part 12: Tools, Machinery and Equipment
There are no Policies for Part Part 13: Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms at this time
Policies Part 14: Cranes and Hoists
There are no Policies for Part 15: Rigging at this time
Policies Part 16: Mobile Equipment
Policies Part 17: Transportation of Workers
There are no Policies for Part 18: Traffic Control at this time
Policies Part 19: Electrical Safety
Policies Part 20: Construction, Excavation and Demolition
There are no Policies for Part 21: Blasting Operations at this time
There are no Policies for Part 22: Underground Workings at this time
There are no Policies for Part 23: Oil and Gas at this time
Policies Part 24: Diving, Fishing and Other Marine Operations
There are no Policies for Part 25: Camps at this time
Policies Part 26: Forestry Operations
There are no Policies for Part 27: Wood Products Manufacturing at this time
There are no Policies for Part 28: Agriculture at this time
There are no Policies for Part 29: Aircraft Operations at this time
Policies Part 30: Laboratories
There are no Policies for Part 31: Firefighting
There are no Policies for Part 32: Evacuation and Rescue at this time

 
Disclaimer: This online HTML version of Prevention Policies comes from the Prevention Manual and is not the official version. The Workers' Compensation Board of B.C. ("WorkSafeBC") does not warrant the accuracy or the completeness of this HTML version of the Prevention Manual and neither WorkSafeBC nor its board of directors, employees or agents shall be liable to any persons for any loss or damage of any nature, whether arising out of negligence or otherwise, which may be occasioned as a result of the use of the online HTML version of the Prevention Manual. The official version of the Prevention Manual is available online in PDF format at www.worksafebc.com/regulation_and_policy/published_policy/default.asp. A printed copy of the Prevention Manual is also available for purchase. See www.worksafebc.com/publications/how_to_order_publications_and_videos/ default.asp.