WorkSafeBC released five proposed amendments to the OHS Regulation for consultation. The deadline for comments is Sept. 27, 2013. The changes, which would take effect in 2014, impact these sections:
- Part 5, Chemical Agents and Biological Agents relating to updating Repealed Acts
- Part 6, Substance Specific Requirements relating to the addition of new sections for the identification and control of silica exposure
- Part 13, Ladders, Scaffolds and Temporary Work Platforms relating to updating the reference to CSA Standard Z271
- Part 20, Construction, Excavation and Demolition relating to requiring inspection of a gang form when there’s a change to the design or erection method of the form
- Part 34, Rope Access.