Nanaimo, B.C. – A Williams Lake logging company has received an award from the BC Forest Safety Council, in recognition of their notable contribution to forest industry safety within their operations in 2011.
Westline Harvesting Ltd. was presented the Safety M.V.P. of the Year award at the Vancouver Island Safety Conference, October 1st in Nanaimo. The award, co-presented to Westline Operations Manager David Whitwell by the Honourable Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, Donna Wilson, vice-president of Industry Services and Sustainability, WorkSafeBC and Safety Council CEO Peter Lineen, was created to acknowledge safety improvements at work through persistent efforts to seek changes by a company that has demonstrated leadership in integrating health & safety into their business practices. read more »
Nanaimo, B.C. – The co-founder of Duncan-based Alternative Forest Operations Ltd. (AFO) has received an award from the BC Forest Safety Council, in recognition of a long career in the forest industry that has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to improving safety awareness, expanding safety knowledge, developing safety skills at ground level and building a lasting culture of safety among BC’s forest workers. read more »
The WorkSafeBC (WSBC) Certificate of Recognition (COR) Standards and Guidelines requires both large and small company auditors to maintain the quality and currency of their skills and knowledge to be eligible for WSBC COR rebates.
This requirement not only applies to the traditional external large company (BASE) auditor, but also considers every person who submits a BASE, SEBASE, ISEBASE or IOO audit to be an auditor. To satisfy this requirement, WSBC requires both internal and external auditors to: read more »