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Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor

October 2, 2017 / Richmond, B.C. — Last winter’s extreme conditions contributed to a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes in B.C. between October and December, where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor. This is … Continue reading

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WorkSafeBC travels BC to talk rates and workplace safety – update

Rate consultation sessions postponed Rate consultation sessions for the proposed 2018 rates are being rescheduled to late summer/early fall 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for those of you who have already registered for a session. We … Continue reading

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WorkSafeBC looking for transportation industry specialist

If you are an occupational health and safety professional with experience in transportation and road safety, WorkSafeBC is looking for someone just like you to join its Industry and Labour Services team. About the role The successful applicant will work … Continue reading

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Call for Volunteers

Cone Zone Experience at Golden Spike Days (July 1 – 3) and Abbotsford Agrifair (August 4 – 6) This summer we will once again be offering the Cone Zone Experience at these two community events. The ride gives children and … Continue reading

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Upper Island Safety Conference Delegate Wins Portable Air Compressor

Congratulations to Kirsten Edwards. Kirsten was delighted when she was announced as the winner of a portable air compressor kit at the recent Upper Island Safety Conference in Campbell River. Representing the Town of Comox, Kirsten joined about 225 other delegates … Continue reading

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Media Release: VPD Steps Up Enforcement in Support of Roadside Worker Safety

Richmond, B.C. / May 15, 2017 – Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the seventh annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite … Continue reading

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Cone Zone Experience at the Cloverdale Rodeo (May 19 – May 22 2017)

Call for volunteers, donations and equipment We can’t do it without you! Please help us make the 2017 Cone Zone Experience at the Cloverdale Rodeo a success. We are looking for volunteers, sponsors and equipment. Whether you only have a … Continue reading

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Media Release: Road Safety at Work Week

MEDIA RELEASE Road Safety at Work Week March 6-10 Time to take action on road safety in your workplace Richmond, B.C. / February 20, 2017 – Employers are responsible for the safety of employees when they drive for work regardless … Continue reading

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Keeping BC Bridges and Highways Safe During Winter Months

Keeping BC’s roads, highways and bridges clear of snow and ice during winter storms is no small task. Read more about the people and systems that keep traffic flowing during the winter months: www.ticorp.ca/winter/ Transportation Investment Corporation works closely with … Continue reading

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Road Safety at Work Week is March 6-10

The first week of March is set aside every year for BC workplaces to implement or improve safe driving-for-work policies and procedures for their workplaces. Each year, a different aspect of workplace road safety is highlighted and tools and resources made available for BC employers to use and share with their teams. Continue reading

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