Category Archives: Meetings

Fleet Safety Council Opens 2019 Conference Registration

The Fleet Safety Council has now opened their annual conference for registration. This is the 28th Annual  Safety Conference and is open to both Fleet Safety Council Members and non-members. This conference has sold out in the past for both sponsorships and attendees so register early.

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2019 Fleet Safety Council Registration Final June 27

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Learn more about the conference at www.fleetsafetycouncil.com

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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

Road Check Starts June 4-6th, 2019

The Fleet Safety Council is a great way to keep your company up to date on changing regulations and safety information to take back to your team helping to improve your company safety rating.  The Hamilton Niagara Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council meets the last Thursday of each month from September to June and has a number of experts from safety, legal, and insurance helping keep our roadways safer. Our next meeting is on Thursday May 28th in Grimsby, Ontario.

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Road Check starts in June and the meeting is a good place to get questions answered from people well versed with the transportation industry. Why not join us and see why this is the most inexpensive way to keep your fleet safe.

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

Charlie Charalambous Talks Driver Verification Strategies at Hamilton Fleet Safety Council Meeting

Charlie Charalambous of ISB / MEE shared strategies on qualifying drivers and strategies for verifying documents. Fraudulent documents are rampant within the industry so have a way of verifying the documents. You can learn more about ISB/MEE at www.isbmee.com

Also discussed in the meeting was employment changes coming up in September, updates on safety regulations and speeding violations with Jodi Burness.

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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Pictures from HFSC Spring Seminar 2019

Good information was delivered to a full house at the 2019 Spring Seminar Managing the Risk Lottery put on by the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council yesterday in Hamilton Ontario. Below are pictures from the event.

The Benefits of Virtual Reality Training with iMVR

Last meeting we had a presentation on the benefits of using virtual reality training for the transportation industry by iMVR. This video offers an overview of the presentation by Harry Yoo of iMVR. You can learn more about iMVR at www.imvr.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

Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Announces Panel Presenters for Spring Seminar

Our speakers and panelists for the upcoming seminar include Kulicia McGrath from Burness Paralegal, Lorraine Koehler from Managing XYZ, Derek Rutherford from Dalton Timmis Group, Shane Cutler from Cutler TCMS, and last but not least, John Farquhar from The Guarantee, and our moderator will be Mike Derry of The Guarantee.

Lorraine Koehler not shown in pictures below.

Our seminar is about Managing the Risk Lottery. Each day, we’re out there taking a big spin of the wheel.

Register for the Seminar here!

What can we do to minimize our risk? There will be a panelist table for you all, and behind you a large (but blank) puzzle. We will be performing a “trip” from Toronto to LA, and each type of risk we cover will be another piece of the puzzle.  Regardless of the order, with your guidance and suggestions we will eventually put all our pieces together, safely negotiating our way to delivery of both our cargo, and the information we impart. Time permitting, there will be a general Q and A session at the close.

Manage the Risk Lottery Seminar PosterRegister for the Seminar here!

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

iMVR Presents Virtual Reality to Hamilton Chapter

At yesterday’s meeting the team at iMVR presented the latest training technology based on virtual reality.  Vickie DeVos, Harry Yoo, and James Wong offered demonstrations, information, and options for carriers and trainers to improve their training programs using this latest technology. You can learn more about iMVR at www.imvr.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

Join us for the Upcoming Spring Seminar on How to Manage Your Company Risk

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet safety Council will be holding their annual Spring Seminar on Managing the Risk Lottery as a Carrier on March 28th. Check out the details.

Check out the trailer below

Register for the Seminar here!

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

Manage the Risk Lottery Seminar Poster