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The Importance Of Having Quick Access To An AED

If there is a situation when time is most definitely of the essence it is during a sudden cardiac arrest. In cases of sudden cardiac arrest, access to an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) can mean the difference between life and death. According to St John Ambulance, “…the probability of survival (during a sudden cardiac arrest) … Read More


The Importance Of Staying Healthy

There are several very compelling reasons for commercial drivers to stay healthy. First of all, according to the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure , there are minimum health requirements covered by the Driver’s Medical Examination Report – a required document for any commercial driver. The Driver Fitness Program at RoadSafetyBC and the National Safety … Read More


Keep Cool

It’s the dog days of summer, and the temperature outside is roasty! Our bodies appreciate a median temperature of about 21 degrees Celsius, and with temperatures regularly soaring into the 30’s during the summer, it takes a great deal of energy for our bodies to maintain that ideal temperature. Here are 8 tips to help … Read More


Internal Auditor Course Coming to Prince George September 13 & 14, 2018!

Do you live in or around the Prince George area? Have you registered for the Certificate of Recognition Program (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 … Read More


Mechanics: Making Everything Go

Imagine for a moment the vast network of mechanized transport around the globe: large trucks, buses, trains, airplanes, ships, all humming along purposefully. Now remove from that world all of the heavy duty equipment mechanics. Things don’t looks so rosy anymore. Without each of their specialized maintenance yards and repair facilities, those powerful machines are … Read More


3rd Annual Speakers Series Heads to Prince George!

On the road for the first time, our third annual Speakers Series is heading to Prince George! SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC is pleased to present “Transportation Safety: What You Need to Know”. We’re coming September 12, 2018 and we’re bringing in four fantastic speakers who will be discussing the latest safety issues … Read More


The Importance of Staying Healthy

There are several very compelling reasons for commercial drivers to stay healthy. First of all, according to the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure , there are minimum health requirements covered by the Driver’s Medical Examination Report – a required document for any commercial driver. The Driver Fitness Program at RoadSafetyBC and the National Safety … Read More


Recall of Safety Glasses – Reminder Of Importance of PPE

The recent recall (June 19, 2018) of a brand of protective eyewear is a reminder of the importance of the use of good Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is in proper working order. The safety glasses sold as MSA Nuevo Wrap Protective Eyewear (part number 10106385) have been recalled because they do not comply with … Read More