Current Issues

Road Safety At Work Newsletter

We publish a road safety focused monthly e.newsletter, and distribute it to a variety of subscribers. If you are not already receiving it, we encourage you to


Issue 33- August 2017
A new WorkSafeBC guide contains tips on how to work in smoky areas. Crashes are on the rise in BC and our bad driving habits are to blame. It's time to get ready for winter.  Read more

Issue 32- July 2017
We have a new suite of customizable resources to help employees plan and document road trips. Also available is an updated version of TripCheck - a mobile friendly tool with an interactive checklist and integrated trip plan forms.  Read more

Issue 31- June 2017
Working along the roadside is a reality for thousands of BC workers. Slow down and drive with care in a cone zone. Keep young and new workers safe by ensuring they have the qualifications and competencies for the driving you assign them.  Read more

Issue 30- May 2017
Take our quiz to test your knowledge about requirements to work in roadside Cone Zones. New easy-to-use risk assessment tool takes you through a step-by-step process to identify your driving related hazards, evaluate risks and build measures to eliminate or minimize those risks.  Read more

Issue 29- April 2017
Building Policies and Procedures online course is now available. Learn the eight steps for building effective safe driving policies and procedures for your workplace. New Tailgate meeting guide two-page resource for tow truck operators is also available.  Read more

Issue 28- March 2017
Make check-ins part of your journey management process. Find out what you need to know as an employer or supervisor to ensure your employees are qualified to drive. Check out our upcoming workshops.  Read more

Issue 27- February 2017
The new WorksafeBC's Employers' Guide to Road Safety Requirements provides information for employers, supervisors and drivers. It's time to Shift out of winter and implement your after-winter road safety plan.  Read more

Issue 26- January 2017
Road Safety at Work Week is a time for BC organizations to take action to improve the safety of employees who drive for work. Make this year the year you review and improve your road safety plan.   Read more

Issue 25- December 2016
My car does what? Focuses on vehicles on the road today that have safety features that can help drivers be safer. Tires and stopping distances and making sure your team is ready for holiday driving.   Read more

Issue 24- November 2016
Learn how to control exposure to driving-related hazards in our new, free online course. Use our roadsafety plan template. Winter tires 101.   Read more

Issue 23- October 2016
Check out the improvements we have made to our website and make safety a habit in your organization by conducting tailgate meetings. Focus on winter driving at your next meeting.   Read more

Issue 22- September 2016
It's time to shift into winter, particpate in one of our workshops and tackle distracted driving in your organization using our tools.   Read more

Issue 21- July 2016
In this edition we launched a new online course focused on hazard identification and risk assessment, a roadside workeer safety tool kit and a link to our mobile app survey.  Read more

Issue 20- June 2016
Topics include how to run a successful tailgate meeting, Go-Kart ride wins safety award, and TripCheck, our handy online tool your employees can use to document the easy steps of effective journey management.   Read more

Issue 19- May 2016
As summer approaches, many organizations are gearing up to hire students and younger workers. On the other end of the age spectrum, if your business has drivers 55 and older, it’s important you understand and manage the risks associated with older drivers.   Read more

Issue 18- April 2016
New tools and resources including how to build effective procedures to control driving hazards and from our ConeZone website, a hazard identification checklist and a tailgate meeting guide, plus much more.   Read more

Issue 17- March 2016
Road Safety at Work Week is a week for BC businesses to focus on improving the safety of employees who drive for work. This year the focus is on helping businesses better understand their responsibilities to their employees when they are behind the wheel for work.   Read more

Issue 16- February 2016
This issue focuses on our new hazard identification tool, a new winter driving  tool  to help you to be prepared before you head out, and the launch of our new free online course.   Read more

Issue 15- January 2016
The second annual Road Safety at Work Week takes place March 7 – 11. With 24 people a year killed and another 1,300 injured, road crashes are a serious workplaceissue in BC.   Read more

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