Entries by Ada Slivinski

Few radiation safety programs in place, finds joint survey by Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC and Radiation Safety Institute of Canada

Chilliwack, BC – The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC and Radiation Safety Institute of Canada have conducted an exploratory review to understand the prevalence of x-ray radiation risk and control within the manufacturing sector. “Without effective radiation risk and control programs, this continued growth and new applications of x-ray technologies are expected to increase the […]

Angus Reid workplace poll: Health, safety, and mental well-being important to job seekers

Ninety-four per cent of Canadians currently employed say that workplace health, safety and mental well-being is very important or somewhat important when choosing a job, according to an Angus Reid poll commissioned by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. Yet BC employers lost 2.75 million work days to workplace injury or occupational disease according to […]

Workplace Health, Safety, and Mental Well-being Important to Most Job Seekers, Poll   

Chilliwack, BC – Ninety-four per cent of Canadians currently employed say that workplace health, safety and mental well-being is important when choosing a job, according to an Angus Reid poll commissioned by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC. Yet BC employers lost 2.75 million work days to workplace injury or occupational disease according to WorkSafeBC statistics for its most recent reporting […]

2019 Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala Honours BC Companies that Put Safety First  

Vancouver, BC—On April 24, the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC hosted the 2019 Safety Pinnacle Awards Gala at the Terminal City Club in Vancouver, attended by more than 130 executives, safety leaders, and teams from 30 British Columbia manufacturers and food processors.  Beginning the evening, Christopher Lung, the inaugural recipient of the Daneen Skilling Scholarship in […]

PRESS RELEASE: MANUFACTURING SAFETY ALLIANCE OF BC ANNOUNCES FIRST ANNUAL DANEEN SKILLING SCHOLARSHIP  

$2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a student entering a post-secondary occupational health and safety program. Deadline for applications has been extended to April 12, 2019!    Chilliwack, BC – The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is pleased to announce a new annual scholarship in honour of Ms. Daneen Skilling, a dedicated and professional leader […]