New Executive Director Announced for SafetyDriven – TSCBC

SafetyDriven – TSCBC is pleased to announce Philip Choi as Executive Director of SafetyDriven – Trucking Safety Council of BC, effective June 3, 2019. Philip Choi was most recently the Senior Manager for SafetyDriven. Philip has worked with the SafetyDriven team since 2014 to make the trucking, moving and storage, and related industries safer by … 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

National Safety Code – Driver’s Abstracts Part 2

All National Safety Code employers must have a driver’s abstract on board prior to offering any employment for National Safety Code (NSC) duties (driving an NSC compliant vehicle – over 5,000 kgs, or a bus or public transportation vehicle). The employer is further required to obtain a new abstract from each employee every 12 months … 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

You’re Invited to SafetyDriven – TSCBC’s AGM and Open Board Meeting

click here for more informationSafetyDriven is holding their Annual General Meeting and Open Board Meeting on May 9, 2019. Members in good standing who operate within classification unit’s 732019 (General Trucking) and 732030 (Moving & Storage) are welcome to attend. Date: May 9, 2019 Where: Sandman Signature Hotel 8828 201 Street Langley, BC Registration: 8:30 … Read More

No Spring Fling

Source: 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: 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