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Rigor in safety training

Data-driven safety investments help Mission Hill stay ahead By Ada Slivinski – In the B.C. Interior, Mission Hill is one of the three largest commercial winery operations. With more than 200 employees at peak harvest season, they need to run as a well-oiled machine to keep everyone trained and workplace injuries at bay. “My experience […]

Too few radiation safety programs

New x-ray safety workshop How prevalent is x-ray radiation risk within the manufacturing sector? Are manufacturers equipped to address this emerging risk? The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC and Radiation Safety Institute of Canada conducted an exploratory review to find out. “Without effective radiation risk and control programs, the continued growth and new applications of […]

OHS Training in Focus

The BC manufacturing sector is facing significant pressure to adapt within an evolving world—integrating new technology to stay competitive and finding new ways to address staffing shortages in a diverse and changing employee demographic. That level of change brings with it not only operational challenges, but also the potential for new health and safety risks. […]

BC FERRIES’ PRESIDENT & CEO ENDORSES BC SAFETY CHARTER

Signing ceremony highlights BC Ferries’ commitment to workplace safety VICTORIA – BC Ferries’ President & CEO Mark Collins is the latest executive to join the BC Safety Charter, a move that highlights the company’s commitment to improving and promoting workplace safety. The signing ceremony took place this morning at BC Ferries’ head office in Victoria, […]