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New safety videos and resources for truck drivers

During the 10-year period from 2008 to 2017, 131 truck drivers were killed and almost 21,000 injured on the job. To reduce the risks of these workers being hurt or killed, WorkSafeBC has recently created three videos that reinforce key … More »

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Unique part-time contract position available for communications leader

The Justice Institute of BC is looking for a seasoned communications and marketing professional with experience in leading teams. This one-of-a-kind role focuses on delivering an occupational road safety program to reduce the number of crashes, deaths and injuries in … More »

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Top 10 downloads of 2018

Just as Billboard has its list of the top 10 songs of the year, we have our list of the top 10 downloads of the year. Without further ado, here are the tools that were downloaded the most from RoadSafetyAtWork.ca … More »

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Driving tips for the holiday season

Driving during the holidays is even more dangerous than at other times of the year. Weather and road conditions can be hazardous – think snow, ice, fog and reduced visibility. In addition, there may be more than the usual number … More »

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Tips for driving in hot weather

This summer, whether you are driving for work or for fun, whether you are travelling 100 kilometres or 1,000, you and your vehicle need to be prepared for hot weather. Here are some tips to help you do just that. … More »

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10 holiday driving tips

Whether your employees are driving on or off the job, driving during the holidays is even more dangerous than at other times of the year. In addition to weather-related hazards such as snow, ice, fog and reduced visibility, they may … More »

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Drivers urged to change driving behaviour in winter conditions

Two BC cabinet members, a WorkSafeBC vice-president and an RCMP representative joined forces on the steps of the Legislature in Victoria on October 2 to launch the Shift into Winter campaign, which reminds drivers that winter is coming and they … More »

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Do you practice safe driving all the time?

Be honest. When did you last speed up through an intersection on a yellow light? Or take a chance on turning left through oncoming traffic? We all have a responsibility to abide by the rules of the road. And, if … More »

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Preparing workplaces for the legalization of marijuana

The recreational use of marijuana is likely to be legal in Canada by this time next year. To help prepare workplaces for the implications, the Canadian Centre of Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a White Paper with useful, … More »

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Why regular vehicle inspections and maintenance are important

Even though human error is often cited as a contributing factor in most vehicle crashes, a recent Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine story reports that a significant number of collisions in Ontario since 2014 were caused by transport trucks in … More »

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