BC Municipal Safety Association Announcing Strategic Partnership with MyWorkplaceHealth The BC Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) and MyWorkplaceHealth have partnered to help address the gap in knowledge around Psychological Health and Safety in the workplace. Together we will work to provide the education, tools and resources needed to support a culture change within organizations that will […]
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Job ID 20200209 Company Coast Mountain Bus Company Ltd Location Greater Vancouver Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular Marketing Statement As the largest operating company in the integrated TransLink enterprise, Coast Mountain Bus Company (CMBC) operates a fleet of clean-fuel conventional and community shuttle buses, zero-emission trolley buses, and passenger ferry SeaBuses in Metro Vancouver, the […]
Covid-19 has redefined the workplace and brought unprecedented psychological and psycho-social impacts to workers and organizations. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety predicts significant impacts on future work disability. We are already noticing increased workplace conflict and higher levels of anxiety, substance use, and depression in the Canadian workforce. The financial impacts in […]
Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. Workers, families, employers, and communities across the province come together each year to remember those who have lost their lives on the job, and to renew our commitment to creating healthy and safe workplaces. Please note that due to the COVID-19 outbreak, WorkSafeBC has […]
The BCMSA is proud to announce the launch of our Virtual Online Training Platform. Same amazing content, new delivery model! The Virtual training will mirror our in-person classroom training sessions where employees will be able to access online courses remotely and interact with an instructor via Zoom technology. This training will help our municipalities remain […]
WorkSafeBC FAQs: Mental Disorder Claims
https://careers.lakecountry.bc.ca/Job/Details/ed500997-8b7b-43a4-b324-aad900c119aa Closing date: October 27, 2019 at 4:00pm
Apply by 11:45 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2019
BCMSA will begin offering CMHA’s program Resilient Minds: Building the Psychological Strength of Firefighters to both volunteer and career municipal firefighters across the province starting in January 2020.
Research has identified workplace supervisors as a key participant for successful return to work programs. This course will equip supervisors to work with HR/OHS and take them from uncertainty to confidence when managing mental health related absence and RTW.
In early 2017, the BCMSA joined a working group to provide feedback on the key issues the water sector faces in complying with Part 9 of the WorkSafeBC (WSBC) regulations regarding confined spaces. The group was comprised of a wide cross-section of the water sector, including representatives from the BC Water and Wastewater Association (BCWWA), […]
Introducing a new bulletin: Ensuring adequate support for concrete block masonry walls during construction Concrete block masonry walls are common on construction sites throughout B.C. This bulletin examines the potential hazard of wall collapse without sufficient lateral support. It also discusses how owners, employers, and contractors can prevent masonry wall collapses.
This WorkSafeBC approved two-day training session is designed to qualify those who work as high-risk Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) throughout the province of BC.
This WorkSafeBC approved 1-day training session is designed to re-certify those who work as high-risk Traffic Control Persons (TCPs) throughout the province of BC.
Includes the 2018 joint conference video.
The BCMSA and St. John Ambulance are pleased to announce that an award has been created for BCMSA members. OBJECTIVE OF THE AWARD: To recognize those individuals who have acted alone or as a team in providing assistance to: those in need of medical aid using their knowledge in first aid; or those in a […]
The unprecedented drug overdose crisis hitting our Province has led to some new challenges in health and safety. The RCMP have shared their “Guide to Handling Highly Toxic Substances” which may help you create your Exposure Control Plans and will certainly assist in educating your staff. (With thanks to Gail from the City of Richmond […]
Great news! BCIT is granting transfer credits for our courses, if you enroll in the Occupational Health and Safety Certificate program. The OHS Certificate is granted after completing 45 credits, of which 25 are electives; these transfer credits would apply to the electives. So keep taking BCMSA courses and get credit towards the Certificate! Every […]
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