Workplace Safety Incident Checklist for British Columbia Employers

Davis LLP Employment & Labour Law Conference


In this paper, presented at the 2012 Davis LLP Employment & Labour Law Conference in Vancouver on October 26, 2012, Dan Black provides a checklist designed to assist employers to comply with, and reduce the risk of being prosecuted under, Part 3 of the Workers Compensation Act (British Columbia) in the event that a worker is injured or killed as a result of a workplace safety incident.

The checklist is necessarily of a general nature. Employers are urged to seek specific
legal advice in the event of a workplace safety incident and not to rely solely on this
checklist.

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