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.
The purpose of this course is to provide all managers and supervisors with skills and information that will allow them to understand their legal responsibility in fostering a respectful workplace.
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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