This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.
The following is a list of previous What's New items for the Safety at Work home page.
If you would like more information please email .
Ultraviolet (UV) exposure from broken metal halide lights WS 2013-08
Wood dust collection system design and inspection WS 2013-06
Consultation on proposed changes to the B.C. Occupational Exposure Limits
WorkSafeBC is requesting stakeholder feedback (by October 31, 2013) on proposed changes to the B.C. occupational exposure limits based on the new or revised 2012 ACGIH TLVs, as well as the TLVs for four substances from prior years.
Release for consultation of five 2014 proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
At their meeting in May 2013, WorkSafeBC's Board of Directors approved the release of five 2014 proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. Feedback is requested by October 31, 2013.
B.C. Municipal Occupational Health and Safety Conference
Victoria, B.C., October 20 to 22, 2013
This health and safety conference/tradeshow is suitable for employees of municipalities, public sector organizations, and school boards. More information.
New/revised guidelines effective August 1, 2013
New/revised guidelines effective June 14, 2013
Confined space seminars
June 4, 5, & 11, 2013
Burnaby, Surrey, and Prince George, B.C.
WorkSafeBC and Acklands-Grainger is presenting a series of seminars focusing on best practices in preventing confined space catastrophes and dealing with the challenges associated with risks of confined space work. For more information, see the seminar agenda. To register, please contact .
Upper Island Safety Conference
May 27-28, 2013, Campbell River, B.C.
The Strathcona Regional District is hosting their 4th annual Upper Island Safety Conference and Trade Show in Campbell River. This year's invigorating two day conference will be held at a new venue - the Campbell River Community Centre. Find out more.
New/revised guidelines effective May 1, 2013
New/revised policies effective May 1, 2013
Revised guideline effective April 19, 2013
New/revised guidelines effective April 1, 2013
Regulatory amendments effective April 1, 2013
Incident Investigation Report
Worker pulled into rollers of potato harvester
This online incident investigation report identifies the causes and contributing factors of this August 2011 incident which resulted in serious injuries to the worker.
Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week
May 5-11, 2013
Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before. More information ...
Day of Mourning, April 28, 2013
The Day of Mourning ceremony will be held at Jack Poole Plaza in Vancouver on Friday, April 26, at 10:30 a.m. All are invited to attend and pay tribute to fallen workers. More information and resources ....
18th Annual Western Conference on Safety
April 22-23, 2013, Vancouver
The conference includes a blend of seminars aimed at everyone from the new safety committee member to the most experienced safety professional. The conference includes over 25 sessions, keynote presentations, a 70+ booth tradeshow and more than 1000 attendees. Find out more.
New & revised guidelines effective March 5, 2013
Regulatory Amendments effective February 1, 2013
New & Revised Guidelines effective February 1, 2013