Category: Health & safety culture

Photo of the AgSafety Champs for 2017

Bachmann Farms won AgSafe’s 2016 Champion of Agriculture Award for putting safety first on their dairy farm in Pitt Meadows, B.C.  Joe and Andy Bachmann won the 2016 Champion of Agriculture Award for putting safety first on their Pitt Meadows dairy farm. AgSafe presented the award to Bachmann Farms at the BC Agriculture Council Agri-Food […]

“Live for tomorrow” is the motto created by participants in a new youth leadership project for workplace safety. It all started when Richmond School District 38 and WorkSafeBC decided to work together on this pilot project that would teach youth about their rights, what to expect from employers, and how to speak up when necessary. […]

Thanks to everyone who reads this blog and does their part to promote safety. Here are the Top 10 most-clicked-on posts of 2015, starting with the one viewed most. 1) Time to start planning for NAOSH Week – This post features a video (see below) that spoofs the TV show Law & Order by Ritchie […]

“It doesn’t have to be a big, expensive, time-consuming adventure… It’s just recognizing safety in your workplace and allowing everybody to be part of it.”

Traditionally safety is viewed as a lack of injuries and fatalities. But let’s stop for a moment and see it for what it is – not what it isn’t.

I’d like to thank everyone who has shared their ideas and stories throughout the past year – helping Speaking of Safety live up to its name.