On April 1, 2014, WorkSafe BC sent a notice advising that the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) has published the 2014 new or revised Threshold Limit Values (TLVs). For further information, see the OH&S Regulation and Policy announcement.
WorkSafe BC has advised that the proposed amendments to the respirable crystalline silica (RCS or Silica) exposure control requirements in the Occupational Health & Safety Regulation will not proceed to the 2014 public hearings. WorkSafeBC has indicated that it will work with industry stakeholders to develop acceptable compliance tools and expects that the proposed RCS regulation will be…Read More
Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning, a time when workers, families, employers, and others come together to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. In 2013, WorkSafe BC Incident Summaries include 18 fatalities in the Construction industry. COCA has arranged to have a wreath at the…Read More
We are pleased to announce that over the past few weeks we have been working on updating the website and have just gone live at www.cocabc.ca. The site may look familiar as it is based on the site previously hosted by BCCA. We would like to thank BCCA for all of their help with the…Read More