Amendments to Occupational Health and Safety Regulation

On May 24, 2022, WorkSafeBC's Board of Directors approved the following amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation:

  • Part 3, Reassignment of refused work: the employer must ensure a subsequent worker is advised in writing of any unresolved work refusal made in relation to the assigned work. 
  • Parts 1, 16, and 28, Housekeeping amendments of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation: The amendments aim to replace references to the Engineers and Geoscientists Act and Foresters Act with the Professional Governance Act).

The amendments will come into effect on August 22, 2022.

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