COVID-19 Update #3 | COVID-19 FAQs for Manufacturers and Food Processors + Training News

COVID-19 FAQs | Answers for manufacturers and food processors

What are the best ways to protect workers and keep production up and running during the current public health crisis?

We continue to consult with WorkSafeBC and provincial health authorities to share the best answers available day-to-day. For Frequently Asked Questions and links to the best news and resources for manufacturers and food processors regarding COVID-19, watch this page:

An important message from WorkSafeBC

WorkSafeBC has decided to allow employers to defer payment of their Q1 2020 premiums by three months. Learn more on our website:

Training and event updates

In addition to the Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala and April training events announced earlier, we are also postponing May training events:

  • All NAOSH Week Open Learning Classes
  • May 12 Dust Hazard Analysis

We will be in touch as soon as we are able to share new dates for these classes and workshops.

20% Off Online Training

Some of our members are working to keep up with increased demand while others are dealing with slowdowns and remote work. To support you all, we have a catalog of workplace health and safety training courses online.

Through May 31, BC manufacturers and food processors:

  • Save 20% off all online safety training
  • Take online safety awareness courses at no charge
  • Coupon code: MEMBER20

Book your Safety Committee training or learn more about a specific safety topic on your own schedule—in our newly updated Online Training Centre.  | coupon code: MEMBER20