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.
Skills Competences Canada held its 2013 Skills Canada National Competition at BC Place in downtown Vancouver from June 5th to June 8th.
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 June 17th, 2013.
The Vancouver Regional Construction Association held its annual Construction Learning Forum in Whistler, B.C. from May 31 to June 1st. The event featured many educational panels including a very informative session on substance abuse in the construction industry.
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 June 10th, 2013.
The BC chapter of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction held the2013 BC Steel Design Awards of Excellence on May 23 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver.