COMMUNICABLE DISEASE UPDATE: Recent PHO announcement transitions back to Communicable Disease Safety Plans.
As of April 8, 2022, employers can shift back to communicable disease prevention plans to manage the risks of COVID-19 and other communicable diseases in the workplace.
WorkSafeBC has updated the Communicable Disease section of their website to include the OHS Guideline G-P2-21 on Communicable Disease Prevention, a Communicable Disease Prevention Employers Guide and information on how WorkSafeBC is supporting employers and workers during this transition.
BCFSC has developed Employer Resources including a sample template of a Communicable Disease Prevention Plan. This plan can be adapted to suit the needs of your organization.
Download the sample template and other BCFSC Employer Resources to help you adapt your health and safety plans for communicable disease prevention. Or go to our Communicable Disease Prevention web page to access WorkSafeBC links and more.
Scroll down to access downloadable resources for COVID-19 health assessments and management techniques.
BCFSC does not imply or express any guarantee or compliance for your particular company situation.
Disclaimer – BCFSC documents and resources have been developed for industry as guidelines and reference documents for employers and employees to use to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. BCFSC developed documents will contain COVID-19 information relevant at the time the document was created. As information is updated regularly, the BCFSC encourages workers and employers to visit the BC Centre for Disease Control for personal health inquiries or visit WorkSafeBC for regulatory information relating to workplace safety.