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Nominate a Driver or Safety Person of the Year for 2018

As we come into the month of April it becomes an important month for those wanting to recognize team members and peers in the industry. Nominations close April 30th for the Hamilton Chapter.

Every year the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council recognize a Driver of the Year who is performing above and beyond to be safe and give back to their communities. Last years recipient was Mike Lotakow of Verpeeten Transport who had an amazing career as a professional driver. Click here to find out how to nominate your driver.

Check out the the incredible story of Mike Lotakow

The Hamilton Niagara Chapter also awards a Risk Safety Professional of the Year. This is someone who is at the forefront of the industry in promoting safety and leadership, is dedicated to their chapter, and gives back to the community. Last year the recipient was Sheila Land who has been an instrumental part of Hamilton Chapter for many years. If you know someone who is going above and beyond the call of duty in the industry please nominate them. You can find out the criteria through clicking this link.

Check out the interview with Sheila Land below.

Deadlines for nominations close April 30th

 

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

 

A look into the life of Safety Person of the Year Sheila Land

Bruce Outridge interviews Sheila Land on her passion for safety.

In September Sheila Land a long standing member of the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council was awarded Safety Person of the Year for her tireless dedication to safety in the transportation industry. Below is the video portion of that interview with Sheila. Thank you Sheila Land for her dedication to safety. If you would like to view the presentation to Sheila click 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

Mike Lotakow is awarded Safe Driver of the Year 2017

The Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council awarded the Safe driver of the Year award also known as the Rick Grammick Award to Mike Lotakow of Verspeeten Transport for his immaculate driving record, compassion for his fellow man, and leadership in being a true professional driver. Mike works under Rick Brown who is the Safety Supervisor for Verspeeten.  Mike was in attendance with family members to receive the award and honoured for his professionalism. You can learn more about Mike Lotakow in future posts with his interview with Bruce Outridge. here are the highlights from the presentation.

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 is awarded Risk Safety Professional of the Year

For those in attendance it was a great time honouring Sheila Land the Risk Safety Professional Award for her hard work and dedication to our Chapter, industry, and her company. If you missed the presentation you can see the highlights here. Look for more on Sheila’s story next week in the interview with Bruce Outridge.

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 Safety Person and Safety Driver of the Year

It was announced at the June Meeting the Safety Person and Safe Driver of the Year for the 2017-2018 season. We would like to congratulate all nominees for being nominated and realize that to be in the running shows your dedication to the industry.

Safety Person of the Year

The Safety Person of the Year has been award to Sheila Land of Sheila LandHilfield Strathallan Bus Lines. Sheila is the Transportation Supervisor and will be presented the award at the September Chapter Meeting and recognized at the annual conference in October for the Fleet Safety Council. Congratulations to Sheila Land.

Safe Driver of the Year

The Safe Driver of the Year was awarded to Mike Lotakow of Mike LotakowVerpeeten Cartage Ltd. in Ingersoll, Ontario.  Mike will be presented the award at the September Chapter Meeting and recognized at the annual conference in October for the Fleet Safety Council.  Congratulations to Mike for a job well done!

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

Nick Nicholson Wins Safety Person of the Year

Nick Nicholson was awarded the Safety Person of the Year at the September meeting for the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council yesterday. Nick has a long track record of being passionate about safety throughout his lengthy career in safety and compliance. Nick will be recognized again next week at the annual safety conference for the Fleet Safety Council. Congratulations Nick on an award well deserved. The video below is a highlight from the presentation conducted by Vickie DeVos of Fleet-Tax Services.

About the Author

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

Awards Winners Honoured at Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Meeting

The Driver of the Year and Safety Person of the Year awards were awarded yesterday at the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council Meeting. Congratulations to Nick Nicholson who won Safety Person of the Year and Randy Packham of Huron Services Group  who won Driver of the Year. Both were well deserved in their winnings and were awarded trophies and a jacket in recognition of their accomplishments.

Nick and Randy
Randy Packham on the left and Nick Nicholson on the right

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