Compliance for Drivers

The National Safety Code (NSC) has four specific areas of enforcement and all company safety policies fall under one of these areas: Driver Safety Plan Vehicle Safety Plan Hours of Services Safety Plan A Plan for all Safety Considerations The driver has the responsibility to ensure that all these areas of the National Safety Code … Read More

Truck Drivers are Needed for Paid Research Study

Hey truck drivers! This one’s for you. The Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Lab at Simon Fraser University is looking for professional drivers for paid research. Study details: The Sleep and Circadian Neuroscience Lab at SFU are recruiting professional drivers for research relating to fatigue and driving safety. Participants would be required to record some of … 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

Snowplows – Friend Or Foe?

Since it’s been built, the Coquihalla Highway has become the main travel route to take when heading north to the interior of BC and beyond to Alberta. This past week has seen an abundance of snow causing closures of the Coquihalla as well as other highways, leaving people stranded in their vehicles. TransBC’s website has … Read More

Hours of Service

The Hours of Service regulations exist to prevent drivers from driving too long or too far without proper rest; being on duty and driving for too long before driving; and doing a combination of driving and working without proper rest. They regulate the number of hours a driver can drive in a day, a week, … Read More

You Will Know What “MMH” Stands for After This Campaign

Well, we are at it again with another campaign just before the end of the year. This time we’re tackling Manual Material Handling (MMH). Before you think you know everything about bending with the knees and not the back, have a look at some of the information. Overexertion claims in the General Trucking Classification Unit … Read More

Safety Bulletin: Moving Materials with a Manual Pallet Jack

A manual pallet jack will help an employee move material quickly from one point to another. Despite the time saved, there are a lot of injuries, which occur due to the mishandling of a pallet jack. Below are some key points every employee should remember when using a pallet jack. Inspect the equipment and path … Read More