Public hearings on proposed regulatory amendments

September 24, 2019

WorkSafeBC is holding public hearing sessions for proposed amendments to the definition of “fire department” in Part 31, Firefighting, section 31.1 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (the OHS Regulation).

The public hearing sessions will also cover proposed consequential amendments to the OHS Regulation and the Lower Maximum Administrative Penalties Regulation needed as a result of the statutory revisions to the Workers Compensation Act.

You can access the proposed amendments, along with explanatory notes and details of the public hearings, via the links below:

  1. Part 31, Firefighting, section 31.1 Definitions
  2. Consequential amendments to the OHS Regulation and the Lower Maximum Administrative Penalties Regulation

The public hearing provides stakeholders an opportunity to comment on the proposed regulatory amendments. WorkSafeBC welcomes your feedback on the amendments either by written submission or participation in the oral public hearing.

Written submissions will be accepted until Tuesday, October 15, 2019.