High temperatures can put workers at risk of heat stressPublished on: August 06, 2019
WorkSafeBC is reminding employers and outdoor workers about the risk of developing heat stress during hot weather. If not recognized and treated early, heat stress can lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
WorkSafeBC improves access to occupational health and safety informationPublished on: July 30, 2019
Workers and employers can speak directly to prevention officers across B.C.
WorkSafeBC announces preliminary premium rates for 2020Published on: July 11, 2019
WorkSafeBC announced today that the preliminary average base rate for 2020 will remain unchanged, at 1.55 percent of employers’ assessable payroll.
Amended regulations aimed at improving safety on commercial fishing vesselsPublished on: June 19, 2019
WorkSafeBC has amended its health and safety regulations related to personal flotation devices (PFDs) with the goal of improving worker safety on fishing vessels.
WorkSafeBC concerned about risk of hearing loss in the service industryPublished on: May 21, 2019
WorkSafeBC is raising awareness about the risk of hearing loss in the service industry, and has alerted employers and workers with a new safety bulletin.