Since 2001, the BCFED Health & Safety Centre has developed leading-edge training for adults in BC.
All workers in British Columbia have four basic Health & Safety Rights. You are legally entitled to educational leave.
Through the Alive After 5 program we offer training for young workers in high schools and employment programs.
Excellent article in the Penticton Western News on PTSD and mental injury in the workplace. Legislative changes cannot happen soon enough: Patrick Hampson could only stare death in the face so many times along the “killer highway” before it left him as twisted inside
According to the Prince George Now - RCMP are investigating an accident which claimed the life of a traffic control worker in the Hart. A female traffic controller with the Guardian Angels Traffic Service was struck and killed by a CN Rail Truck at the intersection of A
On July 28th BC WCB announced Public Hearings for changes to the Occupational Health & Safety Regulation including proposed changes regarding Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees. These changes stem from the Coroner's recommendations following
Strains, Aches & Pains
"Awesome course. Need more like this with lots of discussion and interaction."
OH&S Part 1 (Basic)
"After being safety captain for many years and after having taking many courses, this course was the most informative and well presented. Course instructor was very well-spoken and did a very professional job!"
OH&S Part 2 (Advanced)
"Great course-enthusiastic; thought the course would be a little dry but it was delightfully presented; Plan on getting managers to attend. Looking forward to more courses."
Prevention of Violence
"A fabulous workshop that was very informative, had an excellent facilitator and feel I have enhanced my knowledge, skills, and abilities."
"I wish all the workers in my workplace had this course."
OH&S Part 1 (Basic)
"I felt that this course has taught me my responsibilities as a manager to my employees. I feel encouraged & excited about implementing a health & safety committee in my unit with confidence of knowledge. I would love to further my education in this field."