Author Archives: Dave Zille

Hiring young or new workers? Don’t forget driver orientation

School’s out and summer jobs are in. If your organization plans to hire young or new workers, be aware that they’re more vulnerable to workplace injuries than more experienced workers. And if they’re going to drive for work, their risk … More »

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Road safety presentation fills training need

Like many small- to medium-sized employers, Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers has employees who drive as part of their job. To help keep them safe, the company turned to an expert no-cost resource: Road Safety at Work’s advisory services. The structural … More »

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News Release: Cone Zone campaign calls on B.C. drivers to slow down to keep roadside workers safe

Spring and summer are busy times for construction and other road-related activity, which brings an increased safety risk for roadside workers in the province. To help reduce the risk, the 12th annual B.C. Cone Zone campaign launches today with a … More »

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The potentially fatal myth about speeding

Have you ever been tempted to speed to make that next delivery or be on time for that next appointment? You had better think again – for your own safety. Speeding to “save time” usually offers little advantage and greatly … More »

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Media Release: Even with spring on horizon, winter tires are needed to help keep drivers, passengers safe

For Immediate Release How much longer should you use winter tires on your vehicle? It’s a timely question as spring approaches. The annual Shift into Winter campaign points out the answer is based on safety, not seasons. “Winter tires provide … More »

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Kelowna engages employees with winter driving safety campaign

Promoting winter driving safety can help B.C. municipalities engage their employees and keep them safe. Just ask the City of Kelowna. Using ShiftintoWinter.ca resources, the city launched its own internal winter driving safety campaign. It provided tips in newsletters, posters, … More »

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Media Release: Busy holiday season increases need for safe winter driving in Metro Vancouver

For Immediate Release The hectic holiday season brings more vehicle travel, more drivers in a hurry, and more winter weather such as rain, ice, fog, and snow. It’s a combination of factors that can put drivers at increased risk. That’s … More »

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Supply chain problems? Look to your safety system for solutions

The key to coping with supply chain issues for vehicles and parts may already be in your organization’s hands. The place to find it? Your safety management system – especially if it addresses road safety. Your system emphasizes planning and … More »

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Is texting the new impaired driving?

Talking on your phone. Reaching for a water bottle. Adjusting the temperature. All these activities are a distraction if you’re driving. And distraction can be just as risky as driving while impaired, according to a Traffic Injury Research Foundation study … More »

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News Release: Winter driving doubles risk of workers being in a crash

For Immediate Release Shift into Winter campaign reminds B.C. employers to be prepared and plan ahead to keep employees safe when they drive on the job Winter driving increases the risk of being in a work-related motor vehicle crash in … More »

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