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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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New video for commercial drivers – how to navigate the Box Canyon chain-up

The Box Canyon chain-up area on the Coquihalla between Hope and Merritt was expanded this summer. It is now able to accommodate up to 70 commercial trucks from the original 14. This will give truckers more room and a safer … Continue reading

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BCRB Conference Winner

Congratulations to Kelly Shannon from Valley Traffic Systems. Kelly won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance at the BC Road Builders conference in Kelowna this September. Valley Traffic Systems provides traffic management services – from signage … Continue reading

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PWABC Conference Winner

Road Safety At Work attended the Public Works Association of BC conference September 16 – 18. Hosted at Sun Peaks Resort by the Municipal Safety Association of BC, this technical conference and trade show brought together municipal workers from across … Continue reading

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Media Release: Shift Into Winter Before You Get Behind The Wheel

Richmond, B.C. /October 10, 2018 – The Winter Driving Safety Alliance — an organization committed to promoting safe winter driving — urges all drivers and workplaces to Shift into Winter by preparing their vehicles and adjusting driving behaviour to reduce the … Continue reading

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