WorkSafeBC’s Board of Directors approved the addition of the following new sections to the OHS Regulation as of April 3, 2017:
- Sec. 3.26: Requires an annual evaluation to measure the effectiveness of JHSCs
- Sec. 3.27: Establishes the mandatory minimum training and education for JHSC members and worker health and safety representatives
- Sec. 3.28: Clarifies the meaning of “participation” in Sec. 174 of the Workers Compensation Act by providing three additional examples of participation by worker and employer representatives in an incident investigation.