WorkSafe BC is committed to reducing the potential for workplace injury or disease. Visit their resource pages to learn more about these common risks and hazards in the vineyard:
- Confined spaces in agriculture
- Falls from elevation
- Heat stress
- Pesticides & fumigants
- Sprains & strains (MSIs)
- Tractors & PTOs
- Young or new workers
Occupational Health and Safety Useful links:
Below are some useful links from the WSBC website:
Workplace Cost Incident Calculator
The Quick Reference Guide – Employer Safety Planning Tool Kit-The tool kit is of most benefit to employers — with 50 or more employees — who experience more than five time-loss claims a year.
Health & Safety Handbook - This guide will help prevent accidents and injuries by describing: specific hazards; how to eliminate the hazards and minimize the impact; develop specific safe work procedures and; how to deal with an accident or injury.