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Sheila Land-Celebration of Life

We are very sad to have to say goodbye to long time member Sheila Land. A Celebration of Life will be held on July 27th, 2019. Brad Bird has forwarded information on the event. Sheila will be missed by all that knew her.

Sheila Land Presentation
Sheila Land with Brad

Sheila Land Celebration of Life

On the evening of July the 6 th we lost this beautiful woman.  Sheila Land will be missed by so many friends and family. When Sheila knew her time was coming  she decided against a traditions funeral. So her celebration of life is going to be honouring her wishes as best as possible.

Date:  Saturday July 27 th.  2019.

Time:  Farewell service to begin at  1:00 pm. Drinks,food and celebration to follow.

Place:  St. Elizabeth Village Edelweiss Clubhouse  ( The Barn) 1 Bishop Tonnos Way  Hamilton, Ontario

Directions:   Follow Rymal Road to Garth. South on Garth first driveway to your left is main gate. Follow roadway into Village past main parking and office area to security gate. Enter pin code at gate drive straight then to The Barn at end of street.

PIN Code is 8917 for this event.

For those who attended Sheila*s retirement party it*s the same building.

As per Sheila*s wishes this is to Celebrate her life, to enjoy each other*s company, share stories, and in true Sheila fashion to get together and  have a few laughs.

Brad Bird

 

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 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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Remembering Nick Nicholson

John Robert Nick Nicholson Saturday June 1st 2019

Posted on June 3, 2019June 3, 2019 by luc

It is with profound sadness that we say goodbye to John “Nick” Nicholson. Nick passed away peacefully in his 73rd year at the Brantford General Hospital on Saturday, June 1st 2019 surrounded by his loving family. Nick was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia on December 3rd, 1946, where he spent his childhood. Nick was the beloved husband of Marian Nicholson for 37 years. Their love of travel led them on many adventures. Nick will be greatly missed by his step-children: Cindy Clark (Dave), Ron Thornberry, Brenda Thornberry, Barb Kinsella (Steve), Deb Thornberry, and Bill Thornberry. He will be loved always by his 13 grandchildren: Kelly, Cheryl, Kyle, Patrick, Shawna, Avalon, Shay, Kaitlyn, Rachel, Doug, Jake, Aiden, Noah, and 10 great grandchildren. Nick is predeceased by his parents, John and Hazel Nicholson. Nick is survived by his loving sister Ann Rich, nieces and nephew Kathy, Gwen, Andrew and their families. He served in the military and was a Sergeant in the Reserves.

Nick was a kind and generous neighbour, respected member of the community and was always willing to lend a hand to his family and friends. He worked as a Safety Manager at Airways Transit for 33 years and was a recognized life member of the Hamilton/Niagara Chapter of the Fleet Safety Council from 1988-2017. A special thank you for the compassion of the Palliative Care Team at the Brantford General Hospital.

A celebration of his life will take place on Sunday, June 9th, 2019 at the Dunsdon Legion Branch 461, 9 Tollgate Road, Brantford from 1 – 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

We will miss you Nick!

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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

HFSC Talks Hiring Qualifications at Spring Seminar

Below is a video excerpt from the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Seminar Managing the Lottery Risk on hiring qualification for carriers. 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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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