Author Archives: SafetyDriven

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

Our Next Large Employer Internal Auditor Course: March 28 – 29, 2017

Have you registered for COR? Once you’ve registered there is no time limit as to when you have to start the process. One step toward this is having someone within your organization complete the 2 day Internal Auditor Course on March 28 & 29, 2017. This course teaches internal auditors how to gather the information … Read More

Steel Storage Racking – WorkSafeBC Survey

It was announced last year that WorkSafeBC is proposing new storage rack regulations. In the proposed requirements, the employer must ensure that a qualified person installs/uninstalls storage racks and a qualified person must regularly inspect storage racks. Typically, these qualified persons are not professional engineers or the manufacturers of storage racks. During public consultations, stakeholders … Read More

How to – Risk Assessment Worksheet

Risk assessment is the process of identifying hazards related to an activity that could cause injuries or property damage. The whole process involves identifying hazards, determining risk levels, and developing control measures. The individual completing a risk assessment must have an understanding of the activity. Even with an understanding of the activity, another individual who … Read More

Phoenix Earns Their COR and Trials New Program for Owner-Operators

Congratulations to Phoenix Truck and Crane for earning their Certificate of Recognition (COR) and spearheading a new method of delivering safety certification for owner-operators. “Working with SafetyDriven, we’ve piloted their newly developed owner-operator COR certification program,” says safety manager Trevor Dick. “It brings individual owner-operators into the safety fold and explains the importance of being … Read More

Safety Awards Go to Cold Logic and Their People

On May 13, 2016 Cold Logic received two awards from SafetyDriven – TSCBC; Best Overall, and Naturally Aligned at the annually held COR Awards. Their dedication and commitment to workplace health and safety has made Cold Logic a SafetyDriven Allstar. Here is their story on the challenges they faced, and how they overcame them. Cold … Read More

Louise Yako, BCTA President & CEO Discusses Commercial Vehicle Brake Safety and National Trucking Week

National Trucking Week 2016: Heavy Trucks & their Drivers Deserve a “Brake” By Louise Yako, President & CEO You can’t work in the trucking industry for long without realizing the interconnectedness of the trucking world – goods with communities, roads with ports, airports, and railways, regulations across international and provincial borders and municipal boundaries, you … Read More