Author Archives: SafetyDriven

Introducing our new Board of Directors

The SafetyDriven – TSCBC welcomes a new Board of Directors. They represent all aspects of the trucking industry, including employers, safety representatives, industry union members, local police and representatives from government agencies such as ICBC and the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure. All are committed to the SafetyDriven – TSCBC mandate of reducing the number … Read More

Speaker Series on Health & Safety

We had the pleasure of hosting the 2nd annual Speaker Series on Health and Safety at the 2017 APNA Trade Show. The presentations were informative and well-received by everyone in attendance. Full videos of each presentation will be available on our site soon, but in the meantime, here are some highlights from the Speaker Series. … Read More

Trucking Press Release

MEDIA RELEASE AWARDED FOR COMMITMENT TO SAFETY IN BC’s TRUCKING INDUSTRY Langley, BC / May 19, 2017 – SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC (SafetyDriven – TSCBC) has honoured five companies for their commitment to keeping their workers and workplaces safe from injury, illness, and disease. All five companies earned their Certificate of Recognition … Read More

New Joint Committee Resources Now Available

WorkSafeBC – Vancouver New resources for joint committees and worker health and safety representatives are now available: An online course for worker health and safety representatives(4 hours) A joint health and safety committee evaluation tool and accompanying guide Joint health and safety committee resources for trainers The new resources relate to changes to the Occupational … Read More

Day of Mourning

Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. Every year workers, families, employers, and communities come together at ceremonies held around the province to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, and renew our commitment to creating healthy and safe workplaces. Vancouver’s Day of Mourning ceremony … Read More

Announcement for JHSC

Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation relating to joint health and safety committees take effect April 3, 2017. These changes include: Amendments to the mandatory minimum training requirements for health and safety committee members and worker health and safety representatives Mandatory annual evaluation of joint committee effectiveness Clarification of what participation by employer … Read More

Myth Busters – Wildlife collisions don’t just happen!

As Spring approaches, the frequency of wildlife encounters along our highways will increase. Whether it is a bear, lynx, deer, elk or moose, most commercial drivers have experienced a close call with wildlife. It is generally accepted that collisions with wildlife are non-preventable, that drivers could not have done anything to avoid colliding with the … Read More

Every Second Counts!

The last thing on our mind, when we get into our vehicle is that we will be involved in a motor vehicle crash. Incidents do happen and they can occur in the blink of an eye. When these incidents involve other vehicles, what we do immediately after the crash, can be critical in resolving liability … Read More

Federally Regulated Workplace Committees

Legislation is never an easy subject when you are a compliance and safety manager within a workplace. There are certain standards that apply to employee health and safety, a different set of legislation that applies to maintaining equipment, and another set of rules for going over the border. Federally regulated employers that have 20 or … Read More