Safety

UFAWU-Unifor takes safety seriously.

We want our members to be safe and work safely.

Beach-lines, hairpins, hatches, nets and weedlines, pumps, winches, forklifts, machines and heavy or repetitive work all have the ability to injure, maim or sometimes kill.

Working at sea is dangerous in and of itself.

The Union promotes safe work practices and equipment that protect our members.

And, if an injury occurs, we are there to help – with WCB – or with negotiated benefits in your Benefit Plans.

The Union takes an active role in:

For help with Worksafe BC, contact UFAWU.

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Northern Native Fishing Corporation harvesters have been unable to fish due to late licence issuance by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). The N.A.G. licences required by NNFC fishers have been “On Hold” since July 13, 2022. As of July 21, 2022, NNFC fish harvesters...

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