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C’mon, Baby, DON’T Light My Fire!

Wildfires have been burning up the headlines across BC this summer—again. Last year’s was one of the worst wildfire seasons BC has endured, with 65,000 people evacuated and 1.2 million hectares of land burned. A provincial state of emergency was declared in early July 2017 that was not lifted until mid-September, the longest state of … Read More


There are Still a Few Seats Left!

3rd Annual Speaker Series on Health and Safety “Transportation Safety: What You Need to Know” September 12, 2018 – Prince George, BC Ramada Plaza Prince George The topics are: Keynote:  Trust the Process: Instill a Safety Attitude to Build & Engage a Culture of Safety Marijuana in the Transportation Industry: What’s Next? WorkSafeBC Health and … Read More


COR FAQ’s

What is the Certificate of Recognition or COR? The Certificate of Recognition (COR) program provides financial incentives to employers who go beyond the legal requirements of the Workers Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulation by taking the “best practice” approach to implementing health and safety programs. The goal of the COR program is … Read More


Early Bird Cut Off Ends August 10, 2018!

Early Bird Cut Off Ends August 10, 2018! 3rd Annual Speaker Series on Health and Safety “Transportation Safety: What You Need to Know” September 12, 2018 – Prince George, BC Ramada Plaza Prince George The Early Bird cut off ends August 10th; that’s this coming Friday! Don’t delay; sign up now! You are eligible to … Read More


National Safety Code Hours of Service: Special Provisions

Special provisions: (Included are sections of Division 37 of the BC Motor Vehicle Act Regulations “the National Safety Code”) (British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act Regulations BCMVAR) (Exemption for commercial motor vehicles of a certain weight 37.11.01  BCMVAR The director may (a) exempt from this Part, unconditionally, or on conditions the director considers desirable, commercial motor … Read More


2019 Internal Auditor & Recertification Courses Added!

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


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