Spotlight Small Business
Whether you are a company of five or 25,000, employers in British Columbia have an obligation to protect the health and safety of their employees at work. The small employer health and safety online toolbox provides information on the fundamental elements of a health and safety program. Follow along the modules to stay on track with building your own occupational health and safety management system.
Program EssentialsAll BC employers have an obligation to protect the health and safety of their workers. Programs essentials will provide you with the foundational building blocks of your health and safety program.
Grow your OHS programReady to expand your health and safety program? These modules will give you information to take your occupational health and safety management system to the next level.
Industry-specific programs and controlsSpecific hazardous activities within a workplace will call for more stringent programs and procedures in order to minimize the risk to workers and others. Not all of the following activities or issues will be present in every workplace: each employer will have to determine which activities are applicable to their workplace.
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