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WorkSafeBC’s healthcare and social services planned inspection initiative focuses on high-risk activities in the workplace that lead to serious injuries and time-loss claims.
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WorkSafeBC is releasing a discussion paper with proposed amendments to the Current Rehabilitation Services and Claims Manual that guide wage rate decisions related to short-term and long-term disability compensation. Recommended amendments include: These changes may affect your claims costs. Click here to view the proposed changes and offer feedback to WorkSafeBC – The deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, […]
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Take the right steps to stay safe during smokey conditions

August 24, 2023

Multiple regions of British Columbia have been issued air quality advisories due to the wildfires in the interior. With some parts of the province reaching an Air Quality Health Index of 10 or more—very high risk—it’s essential to take proper steps to stay safe, not only for yourself, but the people you provide care for. Here are some steps you can take:

  • Reduce or reschedule outdoor activities.
  • Monitor provincial dashboards for active wildfires and air quality in your area.
  • Change your mask or respirator if it becomes soiled.
  • Stay hydrated.
  • Review the maintenance of your HVAC systems to ensure they are in good working order.
  • Use portable air filtration devices with high-efficiency particulate air filters to improve indoor air quality.

For more information on staying safe in these conditions, visit our resource page on extreme heat.

Take the right steps to stay safe during smokey conditions

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Learn to report and recognize heat exhaustion and take preventative measures to help avoid the ill effects of heat stress.
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One in three Canadian adults has experienced a major weather-related disaster or emergency (Government of Canada, 2023). The Government of Canada (2023) reports that we live “in a period of rapid climate change,” and high-risk weather is becoming severe, longer, and more frequent across Canada.  
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