Following a number of serious incidents involving logging trucks on BC's highways and resource roads, WorkSafeBC is writing to log truck operators across the province to emphasize their concern for operator and public safety and to notify the operators of targeted inspections. Please see the attached letter and sample log truck inspection checklist read more »
WorkSafeBC (WSBC) has confirmed that all organizations who are currently IM/RTW COR certified may continue to use the existing audit protocols through 2014 for both maintenance and recertification audits. WSBC is in a consultation process regarding a possible new “Work Disability Prevention Standard” which may result in a new audit protocol. We will provide updates as released by WSBC.
From truck drivers and equipment operators to office workers and service people, most of us have worked late, put in the overtime, or given up a weekend to meet a deadline.
Once in a while it might not be that big a deal. However, stretching yourself too thin will eventually catch up with you. Being tired can cause all sorts of problems and create risks that may not be obvious, but can have serious consequences.
Add time demands from your personal life (family, money, travel) to the workload pressures and you have a recipe for fatigue.