Handbook for Joint Health and Safety Committees

Joint health and safety committees play a key role in workplace health and safety, and can assist employers with reducing injuries and disease. Published in 2018, the intent of this handbook is to support effective joint committees in B.C. More resources, such as the Joint Health and Safety Committee Evaluation Tool are available on the Joint health & safety committees webpage on worksafebc.com.
WorkSafeBC's Industry Safety Information Centre

WorkSafeBC's dynamic, online Industry Safety Information Centre (ISIC) is available to everyone. It provides detailed information about industry rates, claim costs, injury characteristics, and assessment rates for each industry and classification unit (CU) in B.C. You can use this information to identify opportunities to improve workplace health and safety. You can, for example, use the data in the claims section to identify what's driving the claim costs in your industry. You can also print graphs and download data as Excel files.

To find the most relevant information, use the drop-down menus to select your industry and employer size. For example, if you work for a public school district, simply select CU 765008. Not part of the school district CU? No problem; if you're in education you will likely find your CU listed close to this one on the drop-down list.
Reminder: Web book about health and safety in education sector

Managing Safety in Education: A Guide for Leaders is a free web book that is aimed at employers, but is also useful to health and safety professionals and supervisors in the education sector. The web book is full of tips for creating a culture of health and safety in your workplace. You'll find information on topics such as:
  • Safety management systems
  • Safety culture and staff engagement
  • Accountability and follow-through
For more health and safety resources for the education sector, visit worksafebc.com/education.
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