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

The Importance Of Staying Healthy

There are several very compelling reasons for commercial drivers to stay healthy. First of all, according to the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure , there are minimum health requirements covered by the Driver’s Medical Examination Report – a required document for any commercial driver. The Driver Fitness Program at RoadSafetyBC and the National Safety … Read More

Nearly 1,600 Commercial Motor Vehicles with Critical Brake Violations Were Removed from Roadways During CVSA’s Unannounced Brake Safety Day

Source: Fifty-two U.S. and Canadian jurisdictions conducted 11,531 roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles and removed 1,595 vehicles with brake violations from our roadways on April 25, 2018, as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) unannounced Brake Safety Day enforcement initiative. Brake Safety Day inspection data from Canada and the U.S. featured … Read More

Keep Cool

It’s the dog days of summer, and the temperature outside is roasty! Our bodies appreciate a median temperature of about 21 degrees Celsius, and with temperatures regularly soaring into the 30’s during the summer, it takes a great deal of energy for our bodies to maintain that ideal temperature. Here are 8 tips to help … Read More

Proposed Policy Amendments and Practice Materials Regarding the Certificate of Recognition (COR) Program

Source: The Policy, Regulation and Research Division is releasing a discussion paper on proposed policy amendments to the Certificate of Recognition (COR) Program. In addition, the Industry and Labour Services Department is releasing practice materials on proposed program developments. The COR Program is a voluntary employer certification program designed to encourage employers in B.C. … Read More

Internal Auditor Course Coming to Prince George September 13 & 14, 2018!

Do you live in or around the Prince George area? Have you registered for the Certificate of Recognition Program (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 on … Read More

Mechanics: Making Everything Go

Imagine for a moment the vast network of mechanized transport around the globe: large trucks, buses, trains, airplanes, ships, all humming along purposefully. Now remove from that world all of the heavy duty equipment mechanics. Things don’t looks so rosy anymore. Without each of their specialized maintenance yards and repair facilities, those powerful machines are … Read More