WorkSafeBC Bulletin: FAQ's about wildfire smoke

Safety Alert Type: 
Weather
Location: 
British Columbia
Date of Incident / Close Call: 
2017-07-31
Company Name: 
WorkSafeBC
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

This publication from WorkSafeBC provides responses to frequently asked questions (FAQs) from employers during the wildfire season.

The information is intended to help employers understand the hazards associated with exposure to wildfire smoke, and to outline some measures you can implement to minimize worker exposures.

This general information is not intended to address the specific hazards and exposures faced by wildfire fighters. It is intended for other workplace environments where workers may be exposed to wildfire smoke.

Learnings and Suggestions: 

See the attached document for full details or read it online: http://www.worksafebcmedia.com/enews/ppd/170728/170728.html

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WorkSafeBC_Bulletin-wildfire-smoke-faq-July_2017.pdf

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