A strong safety program will prevent employee injuries and illness, keep you in compliance with WorksafeBC, reduce costs associated with workplace injury and illness and ensure the employer's due diligence.
Contribute to a safe workplace by following safe work procedures. Immediately report unsafe conditions or incidents and be prepared to respond appropriately in the event of a workplace injury or emergency.
Joint Occupational & Safety Committee (JOHSC)
A Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committee (JOHSC) is an advisory group consisting of employers and employees working together to improve occupational health and safety in their workplace.
Emergencies & First Aid
Prepare for potential emergencies, and ensure your first aid program is up to date. Learn more about
Assess your work situation and discuss with your supervisor whether or not a working alone check-in procedure is necessary.
Workplace Exposures (Biohazards & Hazardous Material)
While most people have a low risk of contracting a serious infectious disease or of coming into contact with hazardous materials in the course of everyday life, some employees in the B.C. Public Service have an increased risk due to the various risk factors at work, or because of the nature and environment of their job.
Violence in the Workplace
Violence in the workplace can be frightening. Most people think of violence as a physical assault, however workplace violence includes threats, verbal abuse and intimidation. All staff play a vital role in violence prevention by following safe work procedures, reporting any incidents and assisting with risk assessments.