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February 21, 2024
Lithium Batteries in the Energy Sector | Issue 03-2024
As the energy industry is growing and diversifying, so are its needs—and lithium batteries meet many of them. Their high energy density provides larger and longer-lasting amounts of energy than other batteries. Despite their common use in various consumer and industry products, lithium batteries still pose several hazards, primarily fires and explosions.

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January 31, 2024
Bill 41 and Return to Work
In this recorded webinar, representatives from WorkSafeBC's Return to Work Consultation and Education department will review the BC Government's Bill 41, the duty to cooperate and the duty to maintain employment obligations. This session will offer practical tips and highlight how working together can reduce the time employees are away due to disability-related time loss and create a healthier work environment.

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July 26, 2023
Dropped Object Seriously Injures Worker
A wireline crew was preparing to remove a tool assembly from a well with wireline equipment suspended overhead. The secondary winch line parted, causing the suspended equipment to fall, and the wellhead impact guard prevented the crew from moving outside the strike zone. A wireline operator’s forearm was struck resulting in a serious injury and hospitalization.

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