Do This One Thing to Make People Care About Safety

Source: If you want people to care about safety, you have to first care about them. I was working with a group of minesite supervisors and we were discussing the needs of employees and how a supervisor can make sure that employee needs were being met. I asked this question: how can you show … Read More

Why Sun and Snow Causes Eye Fatigue

Source: We are now fully in the throes of winter in the northern hemisphere. That means truck drivers who travel through areas that get frequent snowfall are subject to eye strain and fatigue directly related to the weather. Most of the time, this strain and fatigue do not occur during snowstorms, it occurs after … 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

Lower Back Pain, Stiff Neck… Does This Sound Familiar?

Lower back pain, stiff neck, aching shoulders and foot cramps are all symptoms that many professional drivers experience. Not just truck drivers—bus drivers, moving and delivery drivers, ambulance drivers, waste management drivers—anyone that spends many hours a day in the driver’s seat can be affected by these kinds of aches and pains, which are often … Read More

COR Audit Reminder

For our Certificate of Recognition Program (COR) companies – we would like to remind you that your Maintenance audit is due by the end of the year and for those companies completing a Re-certification audit please check your expiry date and try to schedule your audit ahead of time to reduce any difficulties. Please use … Read More

Training Not Testing / ਟੈਸਟ ‘ਤੇ ਨਹੀਂ ਬਲਕਿ ਸਿਖਲਾਈ ‘ਤੇ ਧਿਆਨ ਕੇਂਦ੍ਰਿਤ ਕਰੋ।

Training employees is one of the best ways of improving an organisation’s safety culture. Is it as easy as it is sometimes made out to be? As with almost everything else in a Health and Safety Management System (HSMS) the success of safety-related training depends on the overarching company culture and the beliefs of the … Read More

Shift Into Winter Before You Get Behind The Wheel

Media Release Richmond, B.C. /October 10, 2018 – The Winter Driving Safety Alliance — an organization committed to promoting safe winter driving — urges all drivers and workplaces to Shift into Winter by preparing their vehicles and adjusting driving behaviour to reduce the risk of a crash in challenging winter conditions. Depending on where you … Read More

National Safety Code: Trip Inspections and Reports

Trip Inspection Reports (AKA pre-trip inspection reports) tend to create problems for carriers. The problems are usually very simple. But getting drivers to properly complete the reports can be challenging. It can be even more challenging making sure that the drivers conduct proper pre-trip and post-trip inspections every day. While the trip-inspection form may be … Read More

5 Best Practices to Boost Your Workplace Wellness Program

Source: My name is Charles Curtis and for the past 30 years I have been reading, consulting, discussing and writing on the ever increasing costs of poor health in the workplace and improving workplace wellbeing. We know that costs associated with employee health continue to rise regardless of the overwhelming evidence of the positive … Read More

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