December 1, 2012
VIDEO: Bridging the Gap 2012 safety conference in Richmond, British Columbia
WorkSafeBC held the annual Bridging the Gap safety conference in Richmond, British Columbia on November 24th , 2012.
Don Schouten of WorkSafeBC was able to take time out from the conference to speak to the Journal of Commerce about the goals of the event and the methodologies used to convey essential safety principles to a diverse group of professionals.
This year the conference concentrated on “soft” skills that help contribute to workplace safety/
Schouten also pointed out that over the years safety has gone from a requirement to an essential component of construction culture, and that he expects that trend to continue.
Jeff Lyth of the British Columbia Construction Safety Alliance was the final speaker at Bridging the Gap 2013, held recently in Richmond, British Columbia.
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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.
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Canadian Institute of Steel Construction president Ed Whalen was on hand at the Converge 2013 conference in Vancouver to offer his thoughts on B.C.'s Wood First policy and other industry concerns.