WorkSafeBC Inspection Reports

WorkSafeBC can inspect any UBC site. This section shares, tracks, and archives our official communications between WorkSafeBC and UBC Okanagan. Follow-up corrective actions may be required to address inspection reports.

For a list of all other communications between WorkSafeBC and UBC, please click here.

WSBC Inspection Report: Violence in the Workplace

April 20, 2022

WorkSafeBC attended to review Campus Security safety programs (Working Alone or in Isolation, Violence in the Workplace, Young and new Worker Orientations, Prime Contractor).

WSBC Inspection Report: Investigation Requirement

April 12, 2022

WorkSafeBC accepted UBCO’s full investigation report regarding an incident that occurred on campus on Feb 26, 2022.

WSBC Inspection Report: Critical Incident Response and Investigation Requirement

February 28, 2022

WorkSafeBC attended UBC Okanagan as a result of an incident that involved the death of a worker.

WSBC Inspection Report: Follow-Up Inspection – B&H Investigation Summary

August 13, 2020

WorkSafeBC confirmed that, following a review of UBC’s investigation report and summary of findings (per IR#202018333131A), UBC’s response to the matter is compliant with WorkSafeBC requirements.

WSBC Inspection Report: Follow-Up Inspection – B&H Policy, Procedures and Training

August 13, 2020

WorkSafeBC confirmed that, following a review of UBC’s bullying and harassment policies, procedures and training, UBC is in compliance with WorkSafeBC policy.

WSBC Inspection Report: B&H Investigation Summary

July 9, 2020

WorkSafeBC received a time loss claim relating to workplace bullying and harassment. The employer is asked to submit related investigation report and summary of findings.

WSBC Inspection Report: B&H Policy, Procedures and Training

July 9, 2020

WorkSafeBC requested that the employer provide evidence of policies, procedure and training specific to workplace bullying and harassment.

WSBC Inspection Report: EME0211 Chemical Incident

January 20, 2020

Inspection Report (IR) issued to document a laboratory incident that occurred on Jan 17, 2020. The employer must submit the full incident investigation report (EIIR) to WorkSafeBC within 30 days.

WSBC Inspection Report: UBC Okanagan JOHSC Variation Request

August 16, 2019

WCA requires one JOHSC for every employer with more than 20 workers. UBCO requested a variation to this and has been allowed to create three JOHSCs.