January 13, 2013
VIDEO: The Bentall Four memorial and workplace safety
Every year government, labour and industry gather together to remember the four workers killed on January 7th, 1981 when their fly-form collapsed and they plunged 36 storeys to their deaths.
B.C. Building Trades executive director Tom Sigurdson spoke to the Journal of Commerce about ongoing efforts to ensure workers in British Columbia, particularly in the construction industry, are working in as safe an environment as possible and are properly trained in the importance and application of workplace safety.
WorkSafeBC director Al Johnson also spoke to the Journal about specific efforts his organization is making to ensure the safety of BC workers through inspections and education.
The Independent Contractors and Businesses Association recently held its annual general meeting, and ICBA president Philip Hochstein was on hand to speak to the Journal of Commerce about the past year and his hopes for the industry in the year to come.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of December 9th, 2013.
Jeff Lyth of the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance was the final speaker at Bridging the Gap 2013, held recently in Richmond, British Columbia.
In this week's update, we look at some of the stories we'll be covering in the Journal of Commerce for the week of December 2nd, 2013.
Werner Hofstatter, the products and markets advisor for the Canadian Wood Council's Wood Works! BC Program, spoke to the Journal of Commerce at the Wood Solutions Fair, recently held at the Vancouver Convention Centre.