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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.

August 8, 2011 - 3:52pm •
The 2012 BC Regional Health & Safety Conference has been tentatively scheduled for February 24-26, 2012 in Vancouver. We are currently seeking members who are willing to play a leading role in the organization of the 2012 H&S Conference.  The organizing team will work closely with James Little and myself and will be expected to provide their services up to and during the conference. If you wish to join us on the organizing committee please review the following for instructions on our criteria and application process.
June 29, 2011 - 10:33am •
Did you know that your perfume may be making some people sick? There is a dramatic increase in people who are made sick by fragrances because so many products are now scented. Chemical fragrances are present in most soaps, shampoos and other hair products, cosmetics, deodorants, suntan lotion, aftershaves, colognes and lip balms to name a few. Sometimes even products marked as “unscented” are falsely labeled and actually contain toxic fragrances.
May 11, 2011 - 8:49am •
Here’s an interesting article relating to workplace bullying which was posted in the Toronto Star last November. The reporter is Janis Foord Kirk.Getting stepped on at work“She loved the work at first, ” a worried husband confides. “But now she drags herself in every day. A couple of people who’ve worked there for years seem to have it in for her. I can’t believe some of their antics. “Is this workplace bullying?” he asks. “And if it is, what can she do about it?”


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