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The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent young worker injuries and illnesses. These resources may not meet all the requirements for health and safety in British Columbia. Please check the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, and related materials for specific WorkSafeBC requirements.
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These amendments come into effect on July 26, 2007 and describe orientation and training requirements for young and new workers. Documents and links in this section will provide you with more information about the new Regulation, along with some useful tools to help your business implement the new Regulation.
Regulation Part 3
Guideline Part 3
Backgrounder for Employers (PDF 141 KB) Sample Orientation Checklist (PDF 39 KB) Also includes a "how to" section, and suggested additional topics to cover. Sample Orientation Checklist A Word document you can easily adapt while creating a checklist specific to your worksite.
Residential construction industry:
Guide for Residential Construction Employers (PDF 110 KB). This guide is also available in Punjabi (PDF 254 KB). Sample Orientation Checklist for Residential Construction Employers A Word document you can easily adapt while creating a checklist specific to your worksite.
The Employers' Advisers Office is offering free seminars province-wide on the Young and New Worker Orientation and Training Regulation. To find out if there are any free seminars taking place in your area, please go to the Employers' Advisers Office Seminar Registration page and select Young/New Worker Orientation.