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Your online resource for workplace injury prevention information from WorkSafeBC and elsewhere on the internet. The industries and topics provide safety news, updates and resources.

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Upcoming changes to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

WHMIS provides information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces. WHMIS has been updated to reflect elements of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

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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.

Open Data Centre

WorkSafeBC introduces open data

Use our new open data centre to get injury rates, claim costs, and prevention statistics for your industry.

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