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How Ready Are You When Vehicle Safety Technology Fails?

Picture this: you’re driving along the highway on cruise control on a beautiful, sunny day relying on the built-in technology in your car to make sure you stay between the lines and don’t get too close to the vehicle in … More »

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

Over the last 10 years, 13 roadside workers died and 213 were injured Richmond, B.C. (May 13, 2019) — The RCMP Lower Mainland District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to raise … More »

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Road Safety at Work – New Program Director is announced

Justice Institute of BC (JIBC) announces that as of April 23, 2019, Louise Yako is the new Program Director, Road Safety At Work. Louise has extensive leadership experience in the transportation and safety sector which will be a tremendous asset … More »

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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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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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