Proposed amendments to policy on activity-related soft tissue disorders of the limbs

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Our Policy, Regulation and Research Department (PRRD) is proposing amendments to policy concerning activity-related soft tissue disorders (ASTDs) of the limbs. The proposed amendments are intended to address two ASTD projects in the PRRD’s current workplan:
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WorkSafeBC urges employers to safeguard workers against winter hazards as cold snap forecast for B.C.

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With frigid temperatures and icy conditions forecast, employers are reminded to conduct cold stress risk assessments and implement safety measures to protect workers.
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December 12, 2023

December 12, 2023 WorkSafeBC board reappoints three directors – canada.constructconnect.com
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WorkSafeBC releases first online registry of licensed asbestos abatement contractors in B.C.

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Homeowners, businesses, and contractors will now be able to verify their asbestos abatement firm is licensed to operate.
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WorkSafeBC reminds employers and workers about new return-to-work requirements taking effect Jan. 1

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WorkSafeBC is reminding employers and workers about new return-to-work requirements taking effect next year.
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WorkSafeBC reminds asbestos abatement employers and workers about new requirements taking effect January 1

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WorkSafeBC is reminding asbestos abatement employers and workers to ensure they meet new asbestos abatement requirements taking effect next year.
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Board of Directors approves 2023 amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

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At its July 2023 meeting, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved 2023 amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
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October 6, 2023

October 6, 2023 WorkSafeBC proposes changes to mental disorder claim timeline – ohscanada.com
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Bill 41: Amendments to the Workers Compensation Act

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In October 2022, the B.C. government announced Bill 41, introducing seven amendments to the Workers Compensation Act. Three amendments took effect on November 24, 2022, and the remaining four amendments are taking effect in 2023 and 2024.
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WorkSafeBC video introduced during first Day of Mourning in high schools across BC

On April 28, 2016 the Day of Mourning remembrance was introduced for the first time to more than 100 high schools across BC. WorkSafeBC supported this remembrance with a variety of resources – including a new 8 minute video called The Matthew Bowcott Story.
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