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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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Safety Spotlight

confined spaces in agriculture app

My Confined Spaces App

A new mobile app for confined spaces in agriculture.

desktop version is also available.

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Manufacturing worker's leg fractured under load of glass
  • Manual faller sustained concussion when struck by tree
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Forestry worker died in MVA
  • Construction worker fatally injured in fall down ventilation shaft
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

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WHMIS 2015

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).

new workshops

Human Factors Approach to Safety and Incident Investigations

The Human Factors Group has five upcoming one-day workshops across B.C. 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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