WorkSafeBC Health and Safety Enews

June 20, 2024
Category: Health & Safety
Region: Canada, Canada West

This newsletter includes:

  • Protect your workers from heat stress: Heat stress is a common workplace risk in the summer months, and if not recognized and treated early can lead to serious illness. Employers are responsible for assessing work activities that could contribute to heat stress and for implementing controls to protect their workers.
  • Regulatory update: Regulatory changes for occupational first aid come into effect on November 1, 2024. To help employers plan for implementation of these requirements, preliminary OHS Guidelines have been issued.
  • A career with a difference: WorkSafeBC is looking for passionate leaders for Director-level positions that play pivotal roles in preventing workplace injuries, illnesses, and deaths and supporting injured workers.

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