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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

28th Fleet Safety Conference Recap

If you missed the 28th annual Fleet Safety Conference that happened at the beginning of October we have a recap of the event from The Lead Pedal Podcast. There is a preview video below and a full recap on the podcast.

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Full Conference Recap Click Here!

Recap of the 28th
Fleet Safety Council Conference

Bruce recaps the 28th Fleet Safety Council Conference which happened in Brampton earlier in October 2019. A summary of the conference and speakers is offered with information that can be taken back and used within your team. You can learn more about the Fleet Safety Council Chapters across Ontario at www.fleetsafetycouncil.com

About the Show

The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers talks all things trucking for people in the transportation industry helping them improve their business and careers. Interviews with industry professionals and truck drivers, trucking information, and other features on the industry are meant to be helpful for truck drivers and those in transportation. The Lead Pedal Podcast for Truck Drivers has main episodes released every Tuesday and Thursday with bonus material on other days. You can learn more about the host and show on our website and make sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show on your favourite podcast platform. www.theleadpedalpodcast.com

What does The Lead Pedal Podcast mean? The Lead (pronounced – Led) stands for acceleration or fast-track of your career or business. It is a play on words and we certainly are not here promoting speeding in the industry. We are hoping this information will help you become a professional driver faster than if you didn’t know about many of these topics.

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 Chapter has Strong Presence at Annual Conference

Members of the Hamilton Niagara Fleet Safety Council had a strong presence at the annual Fleet Safety Council Conference. Here are some pictures of the members showing why we are known as the Laughter Chapter.

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 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