Work-related Motor Vehicle Crashes Leading Cause of Traumatic Workplace Deaths in B.C.

Source: WorkSafeBC Work-related motor vehicle crashes leading cause of traumatic workplace deaths in B.C. Take action March 5 – 9 – Road Safety At Work Week Richmond, BC / February 20, 2018 – Work-related motor vehicle incidents (MVIs) account for 33 per cent of all work-related traumatic deaths in British Columbia, making it the leading … Read More

Glug, Glug and You’re Done!

Source: Sometimes your airbags don’t inflate or the brakes don’t release in freezing temperatures. It could be that your brake shoes are frozen to the drum or that an air line or air valve is frozen somewhere – and that’s an easy fix. Start by draining the liquid out of your air tanks, which … Read More

What Standard Is Your Company Meeting?

The COR audit is a voluntary standard. Achieving COR certification indicates that a company’s Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) is functioning at a level sufficient to pass the COR audit. Typically, certification also indicates that a company’s HSMS is functioning above the minimum level required by either the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health … Read More

WorkSafeBC says Employers Need Avalanche Protection Plan for Backcountry Workers

Source: RICHMOND, B.C. – Employers in British Columbia have been warned they need to develop plans to keep their workers safe from avalanches. WorkSafeBC, the provincial occupational health and safety authority, tells employers in a news release that workers in the backcountry, including self-employed workers, face a potential risk of serious injury in what … Read More

Congratulations to the Winner!

During Cargo Logistics Canada’s annual conference, SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC held a contest for delegates who signed up to receive our newsletter. We’re very pleased to announce Antonio Bonamin of ILWU is the winner of the remote control fork lift. Congratulations Antonio! For the rest we hope you enjoyed your free swag … Read More

Slowing Down During Severe Weather

This winter the weather has been crazy to say the least. Conditions change on a dime and your driving needs to as well. Professional drivers tend to be aware of the need to take extra care during difficult driving conditions, but it is worth refreshing our knowledge about the special care which must be taken … Read More

Let Us Know

Imagine you worked at a Certifying Partner, let’s say SafetyDriven. You have an assemblage of COR certified companies in a database and you track each company’s status and progress as the year progresses. You also accumulate and store all of the documentation associated with each company’s annual COR audit. That sounds reasonably straightforward, but in … Read More

We Have The Tools You Need

Have you checked through SafetyDriven’s Manager and Supervisor tools lately? SafetyDriven launched this campaign in 2017, and it warrants a closer look. Manager and supervisors have a lot of responsibility on their shoulders, the biggest one being how to keep their workers safe. The most effective way to do this is by utilizing the tools … Read More

Knowledge, Commitment All That’s Needed To Be A Healthy Trucker

Source: MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — It takes just two things to live a healthy life as a professional driver: knowledge and commitment. That was the message from an inspiring panel discussion on driver health and wellness, held at this week’s Driving for Profit seminar. Andrea Morley, a nutritionist with NAL Insurance’s Healthy Trucker program, said … Read More

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