Construction Safety (Amending WCA & Other Recommendations)
Posted On September 8, 2009
Jan. 13: A new report recommends amending the Workers’ Compensation Act and regulations to require all construction workers and worker safety representatives to get WorkSafeBC-certified safety training. Other recommendations:
- Allow authorized union safety reps the right to enter non-union worksites
- Grant all construction workers, regardless of employer size, the right to participation and representation on OHS management issues
- Set up pilot projects to see how safety innovations in other jurisdictions could be replicated on BC construction sites.
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