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Prevention Line

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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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Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Multiple fractures when struck by truck on construction site
  • Electric shock from contact with live lighting circuit
  • More YW incidents


  • Young worker found unresponsive beside floating bundle of logs
  • Young worker died when motorcycle collided with semi-trailer
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What's New

New/revised policies

Revised Prevention policy effective April 1, 2014

R5.48-1 Chemical and Biological Substances - Occupational Exposure Limits

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.



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