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Electrical Safety Videos

New videos are available for download: Ladder contact, Underground contact, Crane truck contact

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Confined spaces in agriculture - resources

Confined Spaces in Agriculture

Resources to help agricultural workers and employers recognize confined spaces, identify potential hazards, and stay safe when working in or near these spaces.

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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