Letter: Cancer screening and surveillance for firefighters and emergency responders
The purpose of this letter is to provide information on cancer screening and surveillance for firefighters and emergency responders that may wish to establish a health maintenance program under a doctor's care.
Dangers of Shipping Containers
The dangers associated with using shipping containers for storage or as a workplace.
WorkSafeBC has released a new video that illustrates the dangers associated with using shipping containers for storage or as a workplace. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2GYL95FL3c
New sprinkler requirements for four-storey wood-frame buildings
BC’s Fire Chiefs thank the Provincial Government for their actions in changing the Building Code to require fire sprinklers to be installed on the balconies of all new four-storey wood-frame residential buildings. This is a very positive action in advance of the normal Code review cycle that will enhance public safety and property protection.
Firefighters and Cancer - what you can do to reduce the risk
Know the risks. Take charge of your health.
See inside this brochure for details and read the report in our library, Firefighters and Cancer: Understanding Risk Factors in an Environment of Change