This audio slide show uses animation and photos to re-enact an incident at a sewer construction site, where a worker was pulled down and trapped in the ground when a quicksand condition developed under his feet.
The network of asbestos-containing pipes in B.C. is aging and the pipes are gradually being replaced. This information sheet explains the required procedures for removing the pipes and the potential hazards.
Restoration workers engaged in activities in and around fire-damaged structures can face many hazards. This bulletin provides an overview of the hazards and risks, and outlines safe work practices.
Impairment resources translated into seven languages
Two resources aimed at increasing awareness of workplace impairment issues are now available in simplified and traditional Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Punjabi, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
The deadline for workplaces to complete the transition to the WHMIS 2015 program was December 1, 2018. Workplaces should now be using the updated classifications, labels, and safety data sheets (SDS).
Innovation at Work grant opportunity
Applications open until February 15, 2019
Do you have an idea that could help improve workplace health and safety? Develop your idea into a solution that makes a difference with a WorkSafeBC Innovation at Work grant.
In this issue:
  • Safety inside a cannabis greenhouse
  • Three steps for performing a risk assessment
  • Disposal tips for renovation waste
What's wrong with this photo? (Delivery safety)
Enter by January 18, 2019 for a chance to win
Take the challenge online or print the photo for safety meetings and toolbox talks.
Product recalls: Canadian Tire Mastercraft air compressor and Mammut Sports Group avalanche airbag
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