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News Release: BC’s Work Zone Safety Alliance recognized as “Safety Team Champions” by NAOSH BC

Richmond, B.C. (November 29, 2019) – The Work Zone Safety Alliance has been recognized as a “Safety Team Champion” in the new Community and Industry Initiatives category at the annual NAOSH BC Week Safety Forum and Awards Dinner on November … Continue reading

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BC’s Cone Zone: Increasing safety for roadside workers

In their Spring 2019 issue, the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals published an article about the Cone Zone campaign, written by Louise Yako, Program Director, Road Safety at Work. Download the full article: BC’s Cone Zone: Increasing safety for roadside workers … Continue reading

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Media Release: With winter approaching, it’s time to plan ahead for safe driving

ShiftintoWinter.ca provides free tips and resources on how to stay safe in different driving conditions Richmond, B.C., September 30, 2019 – The chance of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash in British Columbia increases dramatically in winter. … Continue reading

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News Release: RCMP steps up traffic enforcement in the Fraser Valley to support roadside-worker safety

Over the last 10 years, 13 roadside workers died and 213 were injured in B.C. Richmond, B.C. (May 29, 2019) — The RCMP Lower Mainland District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Actsafe Event Safety Conference Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Our latest winner of a vehicle safety kit with a year of roadside assistance is Geoff McEvoy from Riggit Services. Geoff entered our draw at the Actsafe Event Safety Conference in Burnaby last month. Riggit Services designs, builds and installs … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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ConcreteBC Conference Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Congratulations to Rob Mutch from Brock White Canada, who entered our draw at the ConcreteBC conference and won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance. This conference provided delegates with a variety of presentations such as Policy … Continue reading

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Pacific Safety Centre Safety Committee Conference Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Road Safety At Work attended the Pacific Safety Centre safety committee conference in Langley this November. Congratulations to Hayley Chan from Para Space Landscaping, who entered the draw at our booth and won a vehicle safety kit with one year … Continue reading

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