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Remembering Canada’s road crash victims

In Canada, the third Wednesday each November is set aside as the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims. It is a day to remember and honour Canadians killed and injured in often preventable road crashes, and the families, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Our Vehicle Safety Kit Winner at the First Nations Safety Conference

Congratulations to Whitney Joseph, from Stalkaya First Nations! Whitney won a vehicle safety kit with a year of roadside assistance at the First Nations Safety Conference in Richmond last month. This conference was the first event of its kind to … Continue reading

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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 … 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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Buildex Conference results in a prize for Back in Motion representative

Congratulations to the latest winner of a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance! We drew Rob Haye’s winning entry at the Buildex conference in Vancouver last month. As the Job Grant Liaison with Back in Motion, Rob … 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 few … Continue reading

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