Workplace safety in the BC Public Service
If you're not employed by the B.C. government please call WorkSafeBC at 1-888-621-SAFE (7233).
Last updated: May 26, 2021
Contribute to a safe BC Public Service workplace by following safe work procedures, immediately reporting unsafe conditions or incidents and being prepared to respond appropriately in the event of a workplace injury or emergency.
- Emergency assistance
- Addressing domestic violence in the BC Public Service
- Refusing unsafe work in the BC Public Service
- Safety planning
- Safety roles and responsibilities
- Safety training opportunities
- Working with WorkSafeBC
- Health, safety and sick leave resources
- Urgent support and reporting in the BC Public Service: How to report and investigate a serious incident as required by WorkSafeBC
- Critical incident response (CIR): Sometimes called crisis management, CIR services are a specialized professional response to workplace crises
Contribute to a safe workplace by following safe work procedures, immediately reporting unsafe conditions or incidents and being prepared to respond appropriately in the event of a workplace injury or emergency:
- Emergency wardens
- First aid
- Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC)
- Working alone risk assessment and check-in
- WHMIS - Workplace Hazardous Materials System (2015)
- Violence in a BC Public Service workplace
Working with WorkSafeBC
WorkSafeBC educates employers and employees and monitors compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. In case of work-related injuries or diseases, WorkSafeBC offers return-to-work rehabilitation, compensation, healthcare benefits and other services:
The BC Public Service is committed to a culture that supports employee safety and health.
Whether you're managing your own health, or looking for information to support your team, we have the resources and supports you're looking for.
If you're not employed by the B.C. provincial government please call WorkSafe BC at 1-888-621-SAFE (7233).
Call 911 for assistance if necessary.
For all other situations requiring immediate assistance, call the BC Public Service workplace health and safety 24-hour line: 250-952-0911.
This number is for employees of the B.C. government and their managers only.
Can’t find what you need?
Submit an AskMyHR (IDIR restricted) service request.
Use the categories Myself or My Team/Organization > Workplace Safety
If you're a B.C. government employee without an IDIR, call the BC Public Service Agency to submit your service request