The Hidden Dangers of Summer Driving

Summer time and the living is easy. Barbeques, outdoor fun, and sunny weekends fill our off-work hours. The words tired and impatient don’t come into the picture—or do they? According to Jimmy Sandhu, safety advisor at SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC, fatigue and frustration can be real hazards for drivers in the summer … Read More

Site Safety Plans, the Details/ਸਾਈਟ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਯੋਜਨਾਵਾਂ, ਵੇਰਵੇ।

Previously we looked at the general needs for a site safety plan and touched on some of basic issues that most sites plans are trying to address. Once you start to develop your plan you’ll soon realise that your needs are not that different from most other organisation so there’s probably no need to try … Read More

Simple Steps You Can Take so International Roadcheck Counts in Your Favor

Source: Every year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) stages an all-out 72-hour inspection effort, called International Roadcheck. This June 4-6 will be no different, as U.S. federal and state inspectors, plus their Canadian and Mexican counterparts, will conduct Level 1 inspections of drivers and vehicles at 1,500 locations. Nearly 15 trucks or buses … Read More

Accident or Collision?

As the saying goes, words hurt. We’ve all said certain words that affect others in a negative way. Sometimes we’ve meant it, but other times it just slipped out. We never meant any harm. Regardless of whether you meant it or not, there are different meanings to the words we use. In the transportation industry, … Read More

6 Tips to End Trucking Workplace Injuries

Source: Trucking can be a hazardous profession for drivers – and that’s before the driver has even set foot in the cab or put the vehicle in gear. For good reason, fleets focus much of their attention on minimizing risks on the road, but there are also risks when a driver is on his … Read More

Site Safety Plan, The Basics/ਸਾਈਟ ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਪਲੈਨ ਬਾਰੇ ਆਮ ਗੱਲਾਂ

So many site safety rules, so many inconsistencies in the way they are applied, so many different requirements. Is it any wonder that people become complacent and at some point, just outright ignore the requirements? Your site safety plan needs to be more than just a random set of rules and should to be carefully … Read More

Safety Talks are a Tremendous Opportunity to Drive Home the Safety Message

Safety Talks (sometime referred to as Toolbox Talks or Tailgate Meetings) are brief, informal safety meetings which focus on safety topics related to a specific job that can highlight hazards and remind workers of the importance of working safely. Typically about 5 – 10 minutes long, Safety Talks can focus on issues such as workplace … Read More

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