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1 888 621-SAFE (7233)
Fax: 604 276-3247

Welcome to the Safety at Work centre for workers under 25 years old, an online resource for workers, employers, unions, educators, parents, and youth community groups. We welcome your .

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What's New

Student WorkSafe

Student WorkSafe

A new Student WorkSafe 10-12 resource is now available online.


Apprenticeship Programs Portal

This portal has trade-specific health and safety resources aligned to the Industry Training Authority (ITA) curriculum for B.C. apprenticeship programs.


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.


Upcoming changes to Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)

WHMIS provides information on the safe use of hazardous products in Canadian workplaces. WHMIS has been updated to reflect elements of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).