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The public hearings will provide stakeholders with an opportunity to comment on the proposed regulatory amendments. WorkSafeBC welcomes your feedback on the amendments either through written submissions or participation at the oral public hearings. All feedback received will be presented to the Board of Directors of WorkSafeBC for their consideration.
Written submissions will be accepted until 4:30 pm on Friday, June 13, 2008.
The public hearings are scheduled, as follows:
|Prince George||May 22, 2008||
Coast Inn of the North
|Richmond||May 26, 2008||Executive Airport Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre
7311 Westminster Hwy
Richmond, BC V6X 1A3
|Kelowna||June 3, 2008||Conference Centre at the Best Western Hotel
2400 Highway 97 North
Kelowna, BC V1X 4J1
|Victoria||June 5, 2008||Royal Scot Suite Hotel
425 Quebec Street
Victoria, BC V8V 1W7
|Fort St. John||June 10, 2008||Quality Inn Northern Grand
9830 – 100 Avenue
Fort St. John, BC V1A 2Y6
|Cranbrook||June 12, 2008||Best Western Cranbrook Hotel
1019 Cranbrook St. N.
Cranbrook, BC V1C 3S4
|Session times:||3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Registration is required if you would like to participate in the public hearing. To register, please call 604-232-7744 or toll free in BC at 1‑866-614-7744. One presentation from an organization or individual will be permitted.
The amount of time allotted per person or organization will be up to 10 minutes per regulatory amendment package, and up to 20 minutes for comments on multiple amendment packages.
When registering, please have the following information available:
Confirmation of the hearing time will be sent to you after registration.
Please include the following information in your written submission:
Submissions can be made via the online survey or by mail, e-mail, or fax as follows:
|by online survey:||feedback via online survey (see proposed amendments)|
Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia
Prevention Policy & Regulation Review Department
Policy and Research Division
P.O. Box 5350 Station Terminal
Vancouver BC V6B 5L5
|by e-mail:||Regquery@ worksafebc.com|
|by fax:||604-279-7599 or toll-free in BC 1-877-279-7599|
Written submission can also be delivered to the public hearing locations during the public hearing sessions.
Written submissions and transcripts from the oral presentations will be posted on WorkSafeBC's website after the public hearing process is completed. Submissions are releasable under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.