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News Release: VPD steps up enforcement in support of roadside-worker safety

Richmond, B.C. (May 14, 2018) — Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the eighth annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign, with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite between … More »

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2018 Western Conference on Safety Prize Winner

Road Safety At Work congratulates Luella Ryan of Status Electrical, the latest winner of a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance. We chatted about road safety with Luella at the Western Conference on Safety on April 10th. … More »

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Cargo Logistics Conference Safety Kit Winner

Congratulations to our latest winner of a vehicle safety kit and one year of roadside assistance! Trevor Price from C.H. Robinson entered his name into our draw at the Cargo Logistics conference in Vancouver last month and recently collected his … More »

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Media Release: Work-related motor vehicle crashes leading cause of traumatic workplace deaths in BC

MEDIA RELEASE Take action March 5 – 9 – Road Safety At Work Week Richmond, BC / February 20, 2018 – Work-related motor vehicle incidents (MVIs) account for 33 per cent of all work-related traumatic deaths in British Columbia, making … More »

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Remembering Canada’s road crash victims

In Canada, the third Wednesday each November is set aside as the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims. It is a day to remember and honour Canadians killed and injured in often preventable road crashes, and the families, … More »

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Congratulations to Our Vehicle Safety Kit Winner at the First Nations Safety Conference

Congratulations to Whitney Joseph, from Stalkaya First Nations! Whitney won a vehicle safety kit with a year of roadside assistance at the First Nations Safety Conference in Richmond last month. This conference was the first event of its kind to … More »

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Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor

October 2, 2017 / Richmond, B.C. — Last winter’s extreme conditions contributed to a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes in B.C. between October and December, where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor. This is … More »

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WorkSafeBC travels BC to talk rates and workplace safety – update

Rate consultation sessions postponed Rate consultation sessions for the proposed 2018 rates are being rescheduled to late summer/early fall 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for those of you who have already registered for a session. We … More »

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WorkSafeBC looking for transportation industry specialist

If you are an occupational health and safety professional with experience in transportation and road safety, WorkSafeBC is looking for someone just like you to join its Industry and Labour Services team. About the role The successful applicant will work … More »

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Call for Volunteers

Cone Zone Experience at Golden Spike Days (July 1 – 3) and Abbotsford Agrifair (August 4 – 6) Cone Zone Experience at Golden Spike Days (July 1 – 3) and Abbotsford Agrifair (August 4 – 6) Cone Zone Experience at … More »

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