Category Archives: Meetings

December HFSC Christmas Meeting Changed to Dec 19th, 2019

The next scheduled meeting for the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council will be held on December 19th at the regular location in Grimsby Ontario. Attending members will be meet for a Christmas lunch afterwards at the Judge and Jester at 17 Main Street, Grimsby, Ontario.

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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

 

Jodi Burness Talks Legal Mistakes at November 2019 HFSC Meeting

Jodi Burness gave a presentation at the November HFSC meeting on how to ensure you documentation for your company would be challenged in court and why you may want revisit how policies and procedures are recorded should they be required in a court of law. You can learn more about Burness Paralegal at www.burnessparalegal.com.

Jodi Burness

You can review the presentation if you are a member on our presentation page for members here.

Other topics included Driver Inc, Government crackdown on bad carriers, and changes coming soon in the Highway Traffic Act.

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

Drug and Alcohol Clearing House Information from DriverCheck

Branden Kearse of DriverCheck gave an overview in October of the Drug and Alcohol Clearing House beginning January 6th, 2020 for carriers operating in the United States. below is an overview of the presentation.  You can learn more about DriverCheck at www.drivercheck.ca

Listen to the full presentation in audio form below

http://theleadpedalpodcast.com/lp401-understanding-the-drug-and-alcohol-clearing-house-with-branden-kearse

 

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 Changes location for November 2019 Meeting

Due to a scheduling conflict the November meeting will be held at a different location in Grimsby Ontario. Times and date remain the same. We will be meeting at:

November 28, 2019 ** location change**
Peach King Arena,
162 Livingston Avenue,
Grimsby, ON

9am – 12pm

HFSC Talks Drug Clearinghouse at October Meeting

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Chapter had a good meeting yesterday as they talked about the Clearing House Program beginning in January 2020 in the United States. Branden Kearse of DriverCheck gave a great  presentation on how the program will work. You can learn more at www.drivercheck.ca

Branden Kearse-DriverCheck

Other topics discussed at the meeting were new taxes for carriers in the U.S. industry standards for training, and new courses available through IHSA. www.ihsa.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 Has Full House for September Meeting

The meeting was packed yesterday as the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Chapter met for the first time after their Summer break. New Chair Person Vickie DeVos led the meeting with Vice Chair Brian Lemoine closing it after a successful presentation and discussion.

Sept 2019 board picture

Topics discussed include a legal update from Jodi Burness, updates on the conference in October and information about nominations for the Ken Howell award. A presentation by Todd Moore of ISB Global services rounded out the meeting. It’s not too late to join the chapter and keep your workplace safe.

Todd Moore-ISB

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

Todd Moore Talks Cargo Theft at Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Meeting

Cargo Specialist Todd Moore of ISB Global Services presented today to the Hamilton Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council. Moore talks about cargo crime and gave an overview of how carriers and drivers can be more diligent in preventing theft.

Todd Moore-ISB

Graphic Recording Summaries of the Presentation

You can learn more about ISB Global Services and Todd Moore at https://isbglobalservices.com

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

September 26th Next Monthly Meeting for Hamilton Chapter

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council will be starting their monthly meetings next week on Thursday September 26th in Grimsby Ontario. Join us!

Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council
Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council

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.

Sign up on Eventbrite by clicking this link

2019 Fleet Safety Council Registration Final June 27

View the Agenda

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