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Safety is Personal: An Employer's Story

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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
public consultation

Consultation on proposed changes to the Occupational Health and Safety policy regarding high risk violations (D12-196-2)

At their July 2014 meeting, the Board of Directors approved the release of a discussion paper and proposed changes to the policy regarding high risk violations for consultation. Feedback will be accepted until October 17, 2014.

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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