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Health and Safety

If you are interested in getting involved with Health and Safety issues in BC or would like more information about H&S in the BC Region, send us an email. The BC Regional Council Health and Safety Coordinator is Linda Harding and James Little is the PSAC staff person with the H&S portfolio in BC. Scroll down this page for H&S related information and and news.

April 26, 2017 - 9:57am •
The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, was established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job. It also recognizes those who have worked tirelessly to prevent exposures, injuries and fatalities on the job and to celebrate their victories. 
April 25, 2017 - 10:24am •
The Canadian Mental Health Association is asking Canadians to GET LOUD for mental health. To GET LOUD means speaking out against the discrimination and stigma directed at people with mental illnesses. It means taking action and using your voice to raise awareness and build support for those around you and for yourself.
April 10, 2017 - 10:54am •
PSAC produces a wide variety of toolkits, booklets and resource guides for activists and Locals. We have collected them here as a resource for members. If you would like a printed copy of any of these materials, contact your regional office or PSAC Representative. updated April 2017 with the Employment Equity - A toolkit for PSAC members (2017) booklet
March 2, 2017 - 4:20pm •
December 16, 2016 - 8:56am •
The federal government has announced its commitment to banning asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. This is a long-awaited decision; PSAC has been calling on the federal government to ban the import, export and manufacturing of asbestos for years.
November 28, 2016 - 11:43am •
PSAC has produced a number of videos that may be use to Locals and activists and we've gathered them in one place here at the website. About PSAC This video explains how the Public Service Alliance of Canada works. PSAC represents more than 170,000 workers in every province and territory in Canada and in locations around the world. Our members work for federal government departments and agencies, Crown Corporations, universities, casinos, community services agencies, Aboriginal communities, airports, and the security sector among others.
November 25, 2016 - 11:46am •
PSAC is taking the ongoing campaign to ban asbestos directly to the Prime Minister. National President Robyn Benson launched the union’s new ban asbestos postcard initiative during PSAC’s National Health and Safety conference in Montreal last weekend.
October 31, 2016 - 3:29pm •
Here are the Regional Council reports and teleconference call minutes presented at the October 2016 Regional Council meeting.

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