Emergency Information

If a death occurs in the workplace, the scene must not be disturbed except to attend to the victim or prevent further injuries.

Ensure the safety of any staff or public on site and evacuate the site if necessary.  

Immediately call 911 to notify the police or RCMP.

Next, contact

  • The Occupational Safety and Health Emergency line: 250 952-0911

If the deceased was a BC Public Service employee, contact

  • WorkSafe BC's Prevention Emergency line: 1 888 621-7233

  • AskMyHR: 1 877 277-0772

  • The program area director

  • If the deceased was a bargaining unit employee, contact the union president