Posts Categorized As: BC Health and Safety

Blog Post #1334 – Safety Issues in “No-Go Zones”: Union


Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (November 2015)

Written by Jeff Cottrill, Editor

Safety issues in British Columbia’s social-worker sector have resulted in “no-go zones” throughout the province that aboriginal child-youth and family workers avoid, according to a report from the BC Government and Service employees’ Union (BCGEU).

Blog Post #1331 – Nurse Attacked in British Columbia Hospital


Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (November 2015)

The B.C. Nurses’ Union (BCNU) Is calling for increased worker protection at a hospital in Coquitlam, British Columbia, after a male nurse was attacked while trying to de-escalate an argument between two patients on October 26, 2015.

Blog Post #1329 – Tribunal to Hear Complaint


Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (November 2015)

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal (BCHRT) has agreed to hear a complaint against a Tim Hortons location in a case that the United Steelworkers (USW) originally filed on behalf of Filipino employees of the coffee shop in December 2013.