Category: Training & education

Watch and vote for your favourite video in WorkSafeBC’s 2017 student safety video competition. This year’s theme is “Speaking up for safety.”  You still have time to watch and vote for your favourite student safety videos in this annual contest held by WorkSafeBC. The theme for 2017 is What do you do? What do you […]

They’re travelling different roads — quite literally — to deliver their message about young worker safety. WorkSafeBC’s Young/New Worker and Small Business team, led by manager Glen McIntosh, has been driving on mountain roads and connecting via the Internet to reach people who may not find it easy to attend safety events in person. I wrote […]

Tractors and other mobile equipment are among the biggest hazards – both to people operating them and to any kids living and playing in the places they’re used.

Teacher Raviv Boudin says it was very powerful. He’s describing what it was like for students to hear the story of WorkSafeBC speaker Michael Lovett, who lost his leg in a sawmill accident in 1999 when he was 18. Michael spoke at Stein Valley Nlakapamux School in Lytton, B.C. to 25 students who also watched […]

As our population ages, there is an increased need for home support that helps people remain independent as long as possible. This group of workers is injured more often than any other occupation in BC.