Cone Zone BC Campaign, News & Events

News: News Release: Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Metro Vancouver

Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Metro Vancouver (July 27, 2021) Increased traffic on roads due to summer travel and the province’s reopening creates an increased risk for roadside workers in Metro Vancouver. “Roadside work is a … Continue reading

News: News Release: RCMP, TELUS, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner to support roadside worker safety in Richmond

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (July 27, 2021) The RCMP Fraser Coast District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with TELUS and the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise awareness … Continue reading

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

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (June 7, 2021) — The RCMP Fraser Coast District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise awareness about the … Continue reading

News: Message to drivers: Slow down and pay attention in Cone Zones

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured (May 17, 2021) — The BC Cone Zone campaign, now in its 11th year, sets out to remind drivers, employers, and workers to do their part to … Continue reading

News: Contractor Opportunity: Editor / Writer – Road Safety at Work program

Editor / Writer 6 month term with possible extension (up to 95 hours/month) Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is seeking a seasoned Editor/Writer in a contract position for the Road Safety at Work (RSAW) program. This is a new … Continue reading

News: News Release: Plan ahead for safe driving in winter conditions

Richmond, B.C. (November 3, 2020) – In many parts of the province, drivers are beginning to experience winter conditions and snowfall on the roads. With the forecast of La Niña, a climate phenomenon that results in abnormally cooler temperatures, BC … Continue reading

News: News Release: ‘Slow Down’ at Cone Zones

Safety signage pilot launches in the City of Surrey Richmond, B.C. (Sept. 3, 2020) — The Work Zone Safety Alliance and the City of Surrey are launching a pilot awareness initiative to get drivers to slow down when entering a … Continue reading

News: News Release: Campaign urging drivers to slow down and pay attention at Cone Zones

In the last decade, 13 roadside workers were killed and 204 injured Richmond, B.C. (July 8, 2020) — The annual Cone Zone campaign kicks off in July to improve the safety of people working along the roadside. The campaign urges … Continue reading

News: 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

News: 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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