Author Archives: SafetyDriven

How Kool Pak Is Making Health and Safety Fun

As soon as a subject like health and safety becomes boring or begins to sound like work, you’ve lost your audience. It is one of the toughest challenges for industry professionals, Safety Advisors and health and safety organizations around the world. It’s one of the reasons organizations like NAOSH (North American Occupational Safety and Health … Read More

Solve Workplace Issues by Giving Them the Right Information

Let’s assume you are a member of a workplace joint committee. You already understand your role within the committee as either an employee representative or a management representative. You also understand that the committee as a whole is working together to determine solutions to workplace health and safety issues (by solutions I mean corrective measures). … Read More

What Does Naturally Aligned Classification Unit Mean?

Have you ever wondered why not all trucking-related companies are certified for COR through SafetyDriven-TSCBC? Don’t all trucking companies certify via SafetyDriven-TSCBC? Yes. No. It depends… For this particular topic I think it will be best to quote selections from an addendum in the Standards & Guidelines, the rulebook for the COR program in BC. … Read More

QMM brings NAOSH Week home

“Safety is top of mind at every turn,” is the byword of Quality Move Management (QMM). This national company, Allied Van Lines’ largest agent in Canada and one of the country’s top moving and storage companies, showed their commitment to a strong safety culture last week by hosting a North America Occupational Safety and Health … Read More

Safety Talks are a Tremendous Opportunity to Drive Home the Safety Message

Safety Talks (sometime referred to as Toolbox Talks or Tailgate Meetings) are brief, informal safety meetings which focus on safety topics related to a specific job that can highlight hazards and remind workers of the importance of working safely. Typically about 5 – 10 minutes long, Safety Talks can focus on issues such as workplace … Read More

Press Release: Showing Commitment to Safety in BC’s Trucking Industry

SHOWING COMMITMENT TO SAFETY IN BC’s TRUCKING INDUSTRY Langley, BC / May 15, 2018 – SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC (TSCBC) is honouring seven companies for their commitment to keeping their workers and workplaces safe from injury, illness, and disease. Six companies earned their Certificate of Recognition (COR), a designation awarded to employers … Read More

Are You Ready For Summer?

While we will all be glad when the spring flood season is over, and the damage it has left behind has been repaired, let’s not forget that summer has its own challenges for professional drivers. First of all; it’s worth remembering that, while we are all accustomed to the dangers inherent in winter driving, there … Read More

Annual BBQ Marks NAOSH Week

On May 9, SafetyDriven-Trucking Safety Council of BC once again joined forces with Bison Transport to celebrate North America Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week (May 6-12, 2018) with an event focused on fun and safety. Hosted at Bison’s Langley, BC, terminal, the day featured a barbeque meal alongside safety awareness stations designed to challenge … Read More