December 2020 virtual public hearing on proposed regulatory amendments

WorkSafeBC has rescheduled the public hearing on proposed amendments to Parts 6, 8, 16, 18, and 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation to December 10, 2020. In light of the ongoing and rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and in an effort to maximize physical distancing, the public hearing will be held virtually.

The virtual public hearing will be streamed live in two sessions. The first will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the second will be from 3 to 5 p.m.

View the public hearing live.

Participating in the public hearing process

WorkSafeBC welcomes feedback on the proposed amendments. All feedback received will be presented to WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors for their consideration.

You can provide feedback in the following ways:

1. Submit feedback online or by email
Written submissions can be made online until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020, via our website,, or by email to

2. Register to speak at the hearing by phone
To register, call 604.232.7744 or toll free in B.C. at 1.866.614.7744. One presentation from an organization or individual will be permitted.

If you aren’t able to register, please watch the hearing as there will be an opportunity for you to call in at the end of the list of pre‑registered speakers. 

3. Submit a pre-recorded video
Pre-recorded video submissions of up to 5 minutes in length can be submitted and will be played at the public hearing.

For further instructions, call 604.232.7744 or toll free in B.C. at 1.866.614.7744.

More information on the proposed amendments and how to participate in the virtual public hearing can be found on our website,