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

An Independent Audit of Commercial Vehicle Safety

Source: We have released a new report: An Independent Audit of Commercial Vehicle Safety. On average, over the past 10 years in B.C., about 300 people per year have died in motor vehicle incidents, with almost 20% of those incidents involving a heavy commercial vehicle. Government’s road safety goal is zero fatal collisions. Everyone … 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

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

Make Coaching and Mentoring Work for You

Source: Coaching and mentoring can have a significant positive impact on worker recruitment and retention. In fact, through our Top Fleet Employer program, we are seeing the benefits of coaching and mentoring programs first-hand, including higher rates of driver retention, better workplace morale, and impacts on safety. When designed and implemented effectively, a coaching … Read More

The Importance of a Positive Approach to Driver Compliance

Drivers are the bread and butter of the trucking world but they can also create the largest problems for the carrier regarding non-compliance. Non-compliance can be anything from not filling out simple paperwork, getting traffic violations, to having the vehicle placed out-of-service for mechanical defects that should have been discovered on pre-trip inspections. Hours of … Read More

SafetyDriven Named Best Overall Health and Safety Association – NAOSH Week

SafetyDriven – TSCBC is proud to have been awarded the title of Best Overall Health and Safety Association during North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week in 2018. The award was presented during the BC CSSE/NAOSH Week Safety Forum and Awards Dinner held on November 26, 2018 at the Grand Villa Casino Hotel and … Read More

5 Common Moving Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Source: There are many ins and outs that you will encounter while moving. Many details have to be taken into consideration during this important time. Due to the amount of preparation that must go into the relocation process, people often feel like there is just not enough time in the day to get things … Read More

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