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No Spring Fling

Source: www.trucknews.com RICHMOND, B.C. — Many drivers may not think transitioning into spring driving is a big deal. After all, winter is when road conditions are at their worst, right? But in many areas, particularly in B.C., spring weather can be temperamental, with ideal road conditions one moment and a whiteout the next. Trina Pollard, … Read More


Key Steps You Can Take to Prevent Workplace Accidents

Source: fleetowner.com Accidents are usually the result of unsafe acts or conditions, or both. What specifically constitutes an unsafe act? In the workplace, unsafe acts can include: Horseplay Not using personal protective equipment Running Using damaged tools Not lifting properly Violating safety rules Unsafe conditions are physical hazards and can include: Missing machine guards Exposed … Read More


When is the Best Time to Remove Winter Tires?

Source: www.tranbc.ca Much like naively donning shorts and a t-shirt at the slightest sign of spring, the temptation to swap out winter tires can be strong. But be careful: the consequences of prematurely exposing Vitamin-D deprived skin pales in comparison to facing severe winter weather with unsuitable summer treads. Let’s face it, Old Man Winter … Read More


Safety Enforcer to Improvement Facilitator/ਸੁਰੱਖਿਆ ਲਾਗੂਕਰਤਾ ਤੋਂ ਸੁਧਾਰ ਸਹਾਇਕ

As trucking safety professionals—or any other type of professional for that matter—we can sometimes become so convinced by our own version of correct that we lose sight of what we’re trying to achieve. So much so that, in some cases, the workers who must follow the policies and procedures we develop can clearly be identified … Read More


Planning for Health & Safety

Source: www.worksafebc.com Health and safety performance and culture improvement needs a plan. Ideally, you should have an annual plan and a longer-term three- to five-year vision. A sound health and safety plan should focus on specific goals and objectives that will help you minimize key risks and improve your OHS processes. An annual improvement plan … Read More


Top 10 Popular Downloads

Top 10 Popular Downloads 10. Mechanics Shop Hazards 9.  Job Safety Analysis Template 8.  Fatigue Poster 7.  Audit Action Plan Template 6.  Chaining up video 5.  Spot the Office Hazards 4.  Certificate of Recognition (COR) Audit Training Tool 3.  Spot the Warehouse Hazards 2.  Driver Evaluation Template 1.  Stop Think Act Poster


Every Second Counts!

The last thing on our mind, when we get into our vehicle is that we will be involved in a motor vehicle crash. Incidents do happen and they can occur in the blink of an eye. When these incidents involve other vehicles, what we do immediately after the crash, can be critical in resolving liability … Read More


Who is Supporting the Safety Leader?

Source: www.cos-mag.com Safety professionals at risk of burn out, fatigue In my previous columns, I have advocated and promoted psychological health and safety as a vital part of safety programs, and highlighted the willingness of workers in not-for-profit, social services and medical sectors to overlook risks to their own health and welfare in favour of … Read More


Health & Safety Tools For Managers and Supervisors

While managers and supervisors have many responsibilities in any organization, their role in the health and safety equation is an especially important one. Managers and supervisors play a crucial leadership role in making sure that all employees know that health and safety are top priorities in the day-to-day lives of everyone in the company. We’ve … Read More


Safe Work Procedures

Your company has safe work procedures. You’ve almost certainly seen them. In fact you’ve undoubtedly been trained or provided training on them. But… did you ever stop to think why the company has those particular procedures? How did that selection of procedures come to exist? Were they plundered from the ‘internettywebby thingy’? Maybe they just … Read More


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