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BC One Call

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Infrastructure Owner Links

ToolBox Meeting Guides (WorkSafe)

Underground Facility Locator Information

  • The Underground Facility Locator’s Field Task Competency Manual specifies Locator training standards and competencies requirements in an effort to increase the accuracy and reliability of locates.  The Manual, developed by Locate Management, contains task descriptions developed by subject matter experts with input from industry stakeholders.

Legislation and Regulations

WorkSafe Bulletins and Legislative Changes

Bill 9 received Royal Assent on May 14, 2015 and contains a number of changes to Part 3 of the Workers Compensation Act (the Act).The goal of the changes is to improve workplace health and safety and strengthen the tools that WorkSafeBC uses to enforce the Act and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.

Resources

The following three documents are provided as high level summaries that provide an introduction and overview of the changes to the Workers Compensation Act:

WorkSafeBC has now published occupational health and safety policies related to the Bill 9 amendments. See updates to the Prevention Manual and the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation page.

New requirements for employer incident investigations are detailed in the attached overview and flow chart.

For regular updates, check here.

Cross Bores

Horizontal directional drilling can result in unintended intersections with existing utilities.

Safety and Awareness Education Portal

Students, industry and the general public have a better understanding of issues pertaining to safe and respectful behaviour.  Visit their website for additional resources.

Occupational Health & Safety

JobHero has a number of  useful general Occupational Health and Safety Resources.