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Road safety is a team effort for our latest winner

Congratulations to Deb Raincock, Senior Project Coordinator with Team Construction Management Ltd. Deb won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance during the Southern Interior Construction Association Conference in Kelowna on February 28. A full-service construction firm … Continue reading

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Contractor Opportunity: Marketing and Communications Manager – Road Safety At Work program

Marketing and Communications Manager (approx. 100 hours/month) Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is seeking a seasoned professional for a senior marketing and communications role in a contract position for the Road Safety At Work (RSAW) program. This is a … Continue reading

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News Release: Road Safety at Work campaign aims to prevent work-related motor vehicle crashes

On average every year, as a result of a motor vehicle incidents (MVI), 19 workers are killed and 1,319 are injured and miss time from work. Richmond, B.C. (Jan. 14, 2020) – Work-related motor vehicle incidents (MVI) continue to be … Continue reading

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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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