Cone Zone BC Campaign, News & Events

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

News: 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

News: 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

News: Media Release: With winter approaching, it’s time to plan ahead for safe driving 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

News: 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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