WorkSafeBC recommending changes to improve crane safety in B.C.

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New risk-reduction strategy is based on a comprehensive review of crane safety and informed by stakeholder input and feedback.
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WorkSafeBC advises employers to plan ahead to protect workers from extreme heat and wildfire smoke

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With summer approaching, WorkSafeBC is urging employers to plan for the health and safety risks that come with extreme heat and exposure to wildfire smoke. These conditions can lead to significant health issues for workers, such as heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and respiratory problems
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WorkSafeBC: Day of Mourning honours the memory of 175 workers lost in B.C. last year

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April 28 signifies the Day of Mourning across Canada, where workers, employers, families, and communities pay tribute to workers who lost their lives due to a workplace injury or illness. British Columbians will gather at 30 ceremonies across the province today to pay tribute to falle
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WorkSafeBC’s inspectional approach for construction in 2024 aims to reduce serious injuries and fatalities

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WorkSafeBC’s inspectional approach for construction in 2024 aims to reduce the number of serious and fatal injuries in the sector.
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WorkSafeBC bringing industry and labour stakeholders together to discuss crane safety

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WorkSafeBC continues to work with industry and workers to advance new safety initiatives and regulatory measures to improve crane safety in B.C.
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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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