Author Archives: SafetyDriven

2018 Was A Busy Year For SafetyDriven – TSCBC

The year 2018 was a busy and productive year for SafetyDriven – TSCBC. For starters; we attended and promoted a good number of health and safety events during the year. In May we hosted our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on May 10 at the Sandman Signature Hotel in Langley – an event to which all … Read More

Upcoming 2019 Internal Auditor Courses

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. This course teaches internal auditors how to gather the information necessary for measuring the effectiveness of … Read More

Lead by Example – Build Safety from the Bottom Up / ਮਿਸਾਲ ਦੇ ਕੇ ਅਗਵਾਈ ਕਰੋ- ਹੇਠਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਉੱਪਰ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਤੰਤਰ ਦਾ ਨਿਰਮਾਣ ਕਰੋ

Has anyone worked in a terminal where there were only twenty parking spaces for fifty trailers. Or maybe only enough car parking for half of the drivers? Trucking and warehousing may be among the worst industries when it comes to having adequate resources to perform the required job. And yet; we somehow manage to make … Read More

Holiday Season and the Increase in Traffic

With an increase in truck traffic, driver health and safety take on even more importance in managing a modern trucking operation. Whether you are an owner/operator or managing a fleet of professional drivers, today’s trucking companies are more conscious than ever of the importance of health and safety in their operations. There are several factors … Read More

Overexertion Resources and More!

What is overexertion and what causes it? Workplace overexertion is caused by excessive physical repetitive motions such as lifting, pulling, pushing, turning, cranking, carrying and throwing. Many of these motions happen daily for Professional Drivers. An overexertion injury may occur when a worker becomes fatigued or has been sitting for a long period of time … Read More

A Day In The Life of A Mover

I’ve been lucky to have met many movers and, as their safety rep, got a close-up look at what makes up a “normal” day for them. Even though I never worked alongside them in the trucks or on a move, talking with and listening to their stories, concerns and frustrations opened my eyes as to … Read More

Stricter Chain Up Regulations Implemented in B.C.

Source: VICTORIA, B.C. – The B.C. government has placed stricter regulations on commercial drivers when chaining up, and includes all vehicles over 5,000 kg. The move follows two other highway safety enhancements – reduced speed limits on 15 highway sections and restricting commercial trucks from the left hand lane on Snowshed Hill on the … Read More