Iva Kestrankova

COVID-19 Safety Plans​ Reinstated for B.C. Employers

On January 7, 2022, the provincial health officer announced an order requiring employers to reinstate those site-specific, prescriptive COVID-19 safety plans to address the elevated risk currently facing us with the Omicron variant. While communicable disease prevention plans and COVID-19 Safety Plans share some of the same fundamental principles, COVID-19 Safety Plans are formal, written …

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Survey: Roadside Workers’ Safety

As a member of the Work Zone Safety Alliance, the Automotive Retailers Association (ARA) would like to invite all roadside workers, including tow truck operators, to participate in the following short online survey.  Your responses will help the Alliance to understand how to improve the safety of those who work roadside. Responses will remain anonymous. Please …

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New Rules on High-Visibility Apparel

At its April 2021 meeting, WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved the 2020 amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. These amendments will come into effect on September 1, 2021. Strikethrough versions of the amendments with explanatory notes can be accessed below. Deletions in the regulatory amendments are identified with a strikethrough and additions are in …

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