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, contact the BC Regional Council Health and Safety Coordinator is Linda Harding or Evert Ryland, the PSAC staff person with the H&S portfolio in BC. Scroll down this page for H&S related information and and news.
Registration open: 2023 PSAC National Health and Safety Conference
PSAC’s 2023 National Health and Safety Conference will be held in person January 27-29 in Montreal with the theme “Shaping the future of work: building safer, more inclusive workplaces”.
BRUSH (Health & Safety) Committee minutes
Here are the minutes of the PSAC BC Regional H&S Committee meetings. Older minutes are available at our old website.
JLP Training for Occupational Health and Safety Committee Members and Representatives
The Joint Learning Program has developed a two-day in person workshop, designed for H&S Committee members.
PSAC launches a toolkit to address violence and harassment at work
Everyone has the right to work in a safe environment.
Panel: The impacts of racial discrimination on racially visible members’ mental health
Please join the PSAC BC Racially Visible Caucus as we bring to the forefront critical issues facing racially visible workers as voiced by those too often silenced.
National Day of Mourning: Work shouldn’t hurt
On National Day of Mourning April 28, PSAC recognizes the exemplary work of PSAC members who saved countless lives defending the health and safety of workers during the pandemic.
From mandating employers to develop COVID-19 protocols, administrative controls and ventilation and sanitation policies, unions and activists have played a key role in keeping workers safe.
Unfortunately, not all workers have access to these same protections, and we have a responsibility to ensure all workers have a right to a safe workplace.
Day of Mourning: Recognizing the human cost of COVID-19
On the National Day of Mourning, PSAC joins Canada’s unions in recognizing the devastating human cost of COVID-19.
April 28 National Day of Mourning
This Wednesday, April 28 PSAC BC will be observing the National Day of Mourning for workers injured or killed on the…
PA and TC groups begin talks with Treasury Board on developing mental health support for at-risk workers
A joint committee, co-chaired by a representative from PSAC and the employer, has started discussions to reach an agreement on the terms of reference used to guide the study on mental health support mechanisms.