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Day of Mourning

Join WorkSafeBC in a moment of silence online on April 28 at 10:30 a.m. to remember the 140 B.C. workers who died last year from a workplace injury or disease. Visit dayofmourning.bc.ca on the day to watch a commemorative video recognizing those we’ve lost.

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Guidelines

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation requires employers to ensure that a professional engineer provides annual certification that the following types of equipment are safe for use: Vehicle-mounted elevating work platforms Self-propelled boom-supported elevating work platforms Mobile cranes Aerial firefighting devices The OHS Regulation states that inspections of these types of equipment must be […]

COVID-19 Resources – Safe Work Practices

The following links contain recommended BC Crane Safety COVID-19 Safe Work Practices developed based on practices developed by our colleagues in sectors involved in crane operations. COVID-19 Working when physical distancing is not possible COVID-19 Safe Work Practices BC Crane Safety shares these practices for the benefit of employers, contractors and workers who use, erect, […]

Crane Operator Certificate Required When Working in BC Mines

The Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources is aware of changes in the BC Crane Operator Certification Scheme made since 2017. They will be working to update their policies regarding Limited Scope and Full Scope crane operator designations as Level D certification is no longer applicable. For further information, please contact the Ministry directly. […]