Author Archives: SafetyDriven

Staying Safe While Driving At Night Takes Special Care

Many professional drivers prefer nighttime driving for several reasons. There is less traffic and they can usually make better time as a result. A great deal of the increased amount of night driving during winter months, however, has to do with a reduced number of daylight hours. According to the National Safety Council reduced night … Read More

Congratulations to our New COR Certified Companies

Congratulations to our new COR certified companies: WestJet, Westjet Encore, Bilsky Trucking (pictured below) and Owner Operators Jaswant Nijar and Balwminder Pooni. All have achieved a Certificate of Recognition through SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC! The Certificate of Recognition, or COR, acknowledges the long established truck dealership’s commitment to workplace safety. The Certification of … Read More

If The Boot Fits …

Look down at what you have on your feet. Have you thought about the importance of proper footwear on the job? Professional drivers are often seen as people who sit in the cab of their rig most of the day. It’s far from the truth. “Falls are a leading cause of truck driver injuries,” says … Read More

Site Safety: What You Need To Know

From workers crushed by backing vehicles to broken bones from trips and slips, the consequences of ignored site hazards can be extremely serious. According to the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada report National Work Injury, Disease, and Fatality Statistics 2014-2016, for example, lost time claims in BC from injuries due to floors, walkways, … Read More

A Matter of Timing

What’s that I hear? Can it be? It sounds like… Nooooooooooo… Christmas music. Yup. Halloween has been packed up and it’s ho, ho, ho all the way to the end of the year. Now, the end of the year is a special time for COR too. No doubt COR runs on a three-year cycle and … Read More

Invitation to Members to Attend The 2018 NAOSH Awards Banquet

SafetyDriven – TSCBC has been chosen as the overall winner in the NAOSH Week award in the Safety and Health Association category during this year’s annual NAOSH Week Judgment Day. In a letter from the NAOSH Week Steering Committee, President, Richard Dulong offered his congratulations to SafetyDriven – TSCBC, saying. “I would like to announce … Read More

Winter’s On Its Way … Are You Ready?

It’s getting to be the time of year when we have to make regular checks of the driving conditions on the Coquihalla and around the province. DriveBC’s live Highwaycams are a great help providing real time updates and key locations around the province. Early snow falls in different parts of the province have served as … Read More