7 06, 2021

COVID-19 sick leave reimbursement application: Action requested

By |June 7th, 2021|COVID-19|

In order to apply for the B.C. government’s COVID-19 Paid Sick-Leave Reimbursement Program, you need to sign up for WorkSafeBC’s online services. Through this program, which will be available starting June 15, employers can apply to be reimbursed for up to three days of wages paid to workers for COVID-19-related sick leave. How to [...]

26 03, 2018

WorkSafeBC warns about risk of pentane gas fires and explosions

By |March 26th, 2018|In The News, Occupational Health & Safety|

WorkSafeBC recently published a new safety bulletin about reducing the risk of pentane gas fires and explosions. Expanded polystyrene is a synthetic foam material that has a wide range of uses in many industries. Applications include: insulation in buildings (especially cold storage buildings); piping; concrete formwork; wine tanks; wharf and float manufacturing; and applications [...]

19 02, 2018

Have your say about proposed amendments to Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

By |February 19th, 2018|Occupational Health & Safety|

WorkSafeBC's Policy, Regulation and Research Division is requesting feedback on proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. The consultation phase provides stakeholders an opportunity to provide feedback prior to the proposed amendments being taken to public hearing in fall of 2018. There are three regulatory amendment packages under review. Part 8, Personal Protective [...]