Tag Archives: Member Information

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

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

IHSA Magazine Features Risk Assessment for Transportation

IHSA Magazine has released information on risk assessments for the transportation industry and other road safety programming. You may find this interesting to share with your teams.

Magazine: https://www.ihsa.ca/News_Events/HS_Magazine.aspx

Edition:  http://www.ihsa.ca/pdfs/products/IHSAV191-IHSA-Magazine-Vol-19-i1.pdf

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

 

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

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

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