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Day of Mourning, April 28, 2015

Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. More information.

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Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week, May 3 to 9, 2015

Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before. More information.

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New rules for WHMIS in 2015

Information about the upcoming changes to WHMIS 2015.

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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