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Safety is Personal: An Employer's Story

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Incident Awareness

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  • Fingers broken when hand pulled into machinery
  • Head injured when roofer fell 12 ft.
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What's New

public consultation

Consultation on the 2015-2017 Compensation, Occupational Disease and Assessment Policy Priorities Workplan

The Policy, Regulation and Research Division has prepared a draft 2015 to 2017 Compensation, Occupational Disease and Assessment Policy Priorities Workplan for stakeholder review and comment.

updated guidelines

Updated guidelines effective September 19, 2014

  • G-D1-108-7 Jurisdiction over mines
  • G8.24-1 Alternative standard for high visibility apparel
  • G21.75 Unfired explosives
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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