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28th Fleet Safety Conference Recap

If you missed the 28th annual Fleet Safety Conference that happened at the beginning of October we have a recap of the event from The Lead Pedal Podcast. There is a preview video below and a full recap on the podcast.

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Recap of the 28th
Fleet Safety Council Conference

Bruce recaps the 28th Fleet Safety Council Conference which happened in Brampton earlier in October 2019. A summary of the conference and speakers is offered with information that can be taken back and used within your team. You can learn more about the Fleet Safety Council Chapters across Ontario at www.fleetsafetycouncil.com

About the Show

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Tuesday and Thursday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com

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Nick Nicholson Recipient of the Ken Hellawell Award

Nick Nicholson’s name was entered as a nomination for the Ken Hellawell Award and was voted as the recipient from the Fleet Safety Council. The Award was presented formally at the recent Fleet Safety Council Conference held on October 4th, 2019. Nick Nicholson passed away earlier this year and this award is another way of honouring the many dedicated years that Nick gave the Fleet Safety Council. Congratulations to the Nicholson family on behalf of Nick for being our first recipient of the award.

Below is the message from
Brad Bird of IHSA

The submission for the Ken Hellawell Award that our Chapter submitted has been judged along with submissions of other Chapters.  Our Nomination of Nick Nicholson was selected as the winner.

Information on the Ken Hellawell Award

Ken Hellawell Award

 

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

 

IHSA and Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Join in Truck Convoy for Special Olympics

IHSA and members of the Hamilton Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council participated in the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics in Paris Ontario helping them have a successful convoy with 131 trucks and over $1,000,000 raised. Great job to all those involved.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Central Ontario Truck Driving Championships with the Fleet Safety Council

Fleet Safety Council Members area active in many parts of the industry and events such as the Central Ontario Truck Driving Championships. You can view pictures of some of the members in action from a previous post by clicking here.

Below are some videos provided from The Lead Pedal Podcast and if you would like to hear interviews and a recap of the event listen to the show via the link below.

http://theleadpedalpodcast.com/lp337-professional-driving-at-the-central-ontario-truck-driving-championships

Check out the videos

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Fleet Safety Council Members Help Make Transportation Industry a Safer Place

The Fleet Safety Council has been promoting safety for a number of years along with the professionalism of the industry. All chapters have members that are involved in many good initiatives across the Province. Here are few pictures of volunteers giving their time for greater causes.

FSC Members Promoting
Safety at Skills Competition

FSC Members at the
Central Ontario Truck Driving Championships

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Hamilton Fleet Safety Council Meeting Votes in New Board for 2019-2020

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council held its last meeting before the Summer break with their annual elections. The meeting covered a range of topics from new courses offered by IHSA to member news and conference information.

Annual Board Elections

As we do every year at the June meeting the important leadership roles of the chapter are elected and appointed. thank you to everyone that has served prior and to those that stepped into positions for the future. Here are the results of the elections beginning September 2019 through to June 2020.

Vickie DeVos-Chairperson
Charlie Shields-Immediate Past Chairperson
Brian Lemoine-Vice-Chairperson
Brad Bird / John Chmiel-IHSA Secretary
Kimberly Jodin-Recording Secretary
Glen Harvey-Treasurer
Bruce Outridge-Media / Publicity
Mike Derry / Rick Gladman-Speakers
Bruce Outridge / George Skotidas – Membership Coordinators
Brian Lemoine / George Skotidas / Charlie Shields-Risk Safety Person
Rick Brown / Kimberly Jodin / Al Holbrook/ Brian Lemoine-Safe Driver Judges

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

HFSC Talks Driver Trainers at Managing the Risk Lottery Seminar

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council talked about compliance in regards to driver training qualifications at their recent seminar. Here is a bit of the discussion  from the panelists at the seminar.

Members can go to the Presentation Page to listen to the full seminar in audio format.

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

IHSA Attends Skilled Trades Competition

IHSA was front and center at the recent Skills Ontario Skilled Trade Competition promoting safety in the workplace. Displays included the Workplace Mobile Trailer and inside booth in the main arena. The Skilled Trades Competition is in it’s 30th year and was held at the North Toronto Congress Centre. Here are some pictures from the event. Way to go IHSA!

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Tammy Blackwell Addresses HFSC Audience at Managing the Risk Lottery Seminar

Charles Shields Chairperson for the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council kicked off the Managing the Risk Lottery Spring Seminar in March followed by Bruce Outridge who introduced Tammy Blackwell of the Truck Convoy for Special Olympics. Tammy talked about the importance of supporting the convoy and plans for their 15th anniversary convoy happening on September 13-14th, 2019. You can learn more about the convoy at www.truckconvoy.ca

About the Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council is part of the Fleet Safety Council of Ontario and promotes safety within the workplace and transportation industry. To learn more about the Chapter visit their website at www.hamiltonniagarafleetsafetycouncil.com

Managing the Risk Presentations

If you were at the 2019 Managing Your Risk and would like to view the presentation slides you can do so by clicking the PDF links below. Video replays will be available for members as they are available on the presentations page.

Managing The Risk Lottery Intro Presentation

Policy and Procedure Lottery

 

You can also find these on the seminar page

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