Update: September 2020 virtual public hearing on proposed regulatory amendments

WorkSafeBC is holding a public hearing on proposed amendments to Parts 6, 8, 16, 18, and 21 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. In light of the ongoing and rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the public hearing will be held virtually to ensure social distancing.

The virtual public hearing will be streamed live on September 30, 2020, 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

We welcome your feedback on the proposed amendments. All feedback received will be presented to WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors for its 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 Friday, October 2, 2020, via the amendment packages on worksafebc.com or by email to ohsregfeedback@worksafebc.com.
  2. Register to speak at the hearing by telephone 
    To register, please 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 and would like to provide feedback, please watch the hearing as there will be an opportunity for you to call in after the pre-registered speakers have spoken.
  3. Submit a pre-recorded video
    Pre-recorded video submissions of up to 5 minutes long can be submitted and will be played at the public hearing.
       If you’re submitting a video, please call 604.232.7744 or toll free in B.C. at 1.866.614.7744 for instructions.

More information on the proposed amendments and how to submit feedback or participate in the virtual public hearing can be found here.