Upcoming WorkSafeBC Public Hearings

WorkSafeBC will be holding public hearings about proposed amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation from the end of October through mid-November.

The following amendments are under consideration:

  • Part 16, Mobile Equipment — Full review of Part 16 with consequential amendments to Parts 1, 8, 10, 12, 14, 17, 26, 28, 31
  • Part 8, High Visibility Apparel, section 8.24 — Incorporate the latest edition of the Canadian Standards Association’s standard on high-visibility apparel
  • Part 20, Equipment Inspection, section 20.47 — Enhance the requirements for inspecting concrete pumps and placing booms
  • Part 21, Blasting Operations, multiple sections — Update blasting requirements to address changes to equipment and associated safe work practice, and ensure consistency with federal blasting requirements

Visit worksafebc.com for more information.

DateLocationAddress
October 29Prince GeorgeRamada Prince George
444 George Street
Prince George, B.C.
November 5KamloopsCoast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre
1250 Rogers Way
Kamloops, B.C.
November 7VictoriaDelta Hotels Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort
100 Harbour Road
Victoria, B.C.
November 14RichmondPacific Gateway Hotel
3500 Cessna Drive
Richmond, B.C.