Guide Summary: WorkSafeBC

Do you know how to prevent workplace hazards and what to do if an employee is injured at work? WorkSafeBC helps employers and employees if a worker is injured or becomes ill due to work.

WorkSafeBC is a provincial agency established to ensure that provincially regulated workplaces in British Columbia are safe. It enforces health and safety standards through the Occupational Health and Safety Act, a legislation that requires employers to fulfill certain duties, such as conducting workplace inspections and eliminating health and safety hazards.

Use this guide to learn about WorkSafeBC, what it does and how it affects your business. To learn about your employer obligations in greater detail, speak to our Health and Safety advisors. We can help you stay compliant with BC’s ever changing legislation: 1-888-219-8767