Disease

The WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 296/97 requires an employer to develop and implement an exposure control plan, if it may be reasonably anticipated that a worker may have occupational exposure to a bloodborne pathogen1 or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM)2. Blood Borne Pathogens Motion Picture Bulletin PDF

A Guide to Proper Handwashing Techniques REMOVE rings, bracelets, and watch. WET hands and wrists in warm running water. APPLY liquid soap or clean bar soap. LATHER well. RUB hands vigorously for at least 20 seconds SCRUB fingertips, in between fingers, the back of hands and wrists. RINSE hands and wrists under running water. DRY […]

This WorkSafeBC booklet is intended for employers and workers who may come into contact with rodents, or rodent droppings, while on the job. It contains guidelines for employers on preventing hantavirus infections and establishing an exposure control program (ECP). This will help to minimize potential worker exposure to rodents, or rodent droppings, contaminated with hantavirus. […]

AFC – Important Message Regarding COVID-19

Performing Artists are often involved in scenes requiring physical contact, including kissing, and as such, require health and safety considerations to prevent the potential spread of communicable diseases. For example, what are the responsibilities of artists with HIV or Hepatitis B & C in such situations? And what are employers responsible for? These are complicated […]

This poster was created to help remind all workers to please clean and disinfect all surfaces in boardrooms, before and after, use to prevent the spread of COVID-19. To read the full document, and to print, click here (437 KB).

This poster was created to help remind all workers to please clean and disinfect all surfaces in kitchens, before and after, use to prevent the spread of COVID-19. To read the full document, and to print, click here (240 KB).

This poster was created to help remind all workers to please clean and disinfect all surfaces in office spaces, before and after use, to prevent the spread of COVID-19. To read the full document, and to print, click here (456 KB).

This WorkSafeBC booklet describes common infectious diseases, how they are spread, and explains how workers can prevent disease transmission and protect themselves. To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, click here.

This poster was created to help workers check in to their health status daily to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Click here for the Self-Assessment Tool. To read the full document, and to print, click here (680 KB).

The information in this WorkSafeBC booklet applies to a wide range of jobs with exposure to rubber products. This booklet explains: the health problems that may be caused by using rubber products; the natural rubber latex protein allergy, which may cause severe health problems; sources of information on “latex allergies” To read the full document, […]

This poster was created to guide individuals in properly putting on (donning) and taking off (doffing) PPE to avoid any contamination. To read the full document, and to print, click here (502 KB).

Sometimes workers know they have had exposure to a harmful substance at work. Yet they experience no immediate ill effects, as many occupational diseases are latent and only develop if there have been long periods of exposure. Often, symptoms may not present themselves for years. WorkSafeBC’s Registry allows you to record any workplace exposure you […]

This poster was created to post in any space where a large number of workers or patrons will come together, and where physical distancing is not possible. To read the full document, and to print, click here (157 KB).

This poster was created to notify workers of the maximum capacity of a trailer. To read the full document, and to print, click here (250 KB).

This poster was created to notify workers of the maximum capacity of a trailer. To read the full document, and to print, click here (250 KB).

This poster was created to remind stage performers to practice physical distancing with one another. To read the full document, and to print, click here (203 KB).

This poster was created to remind all workers to remain 2 metres (6.5 feet) apart when possible. To read the full document, and to print, click here (134 KB).

This poster was created to remind patrons to remain 2 metres (6.5 feet) apart. To read the full document, and to print, click here (224 KB).

This three page report from the BC Centre for Disease Control outlines what Cryptococcal Disease is and how it can be prevented. Questions and Answers About Cryptococcal Disease Report PDF

This poster was created to make shuttle vehicle capacity clear to ensure physical distancing is maintained during transportation. To read the full document, and to print, click here (162 KB).

This poster was created to make shuttle vehicle capacity clear to ensure physical distancing is maintained during transportation. To read the full document, and to print, click here (197 KB).

This document was created to attach to seats that should not be used to ensure physical distancing between patrons. To read the full document, and to print, click here (158 KB).

This poster was created to notify workers of the maximum capacity of the sound stage. To read the full document, and to print, click here (148 KB).

This poster was created to notify workers of the maximum capacity of the sound stage. To read the full document, and to print, click here (147 KB).



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