Trucking Business Safety Program

Safety For Your Trucking Business

Most of the Trucking Contractors are either Independent Owner Operators, or larger companies with multiple trucks. The Independent Owner Operator (IOO) can register through the BC Forest Safety Council website as can the larger companies with 2 to 5 employees, 6 to 19 and over 20 employees.

Kennedy Forest and Safety Consultant can help you establish and maintain an efficient and organized trucking small business safety program in BC. Keeping your safety program up-to-date will improve business prospects and profitability. Book an exploratory meeting to get started today.

Timber truck with a forest rides on the highway with cargo

Safety Tips for Your Business

Keep Accurate Records

Professional Drivers are required to fill out their log books timely and accurately. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement (CVSE) Officers will be checking Log books if you get stopped. They are also looking for deficiencies with your vehicle that may make it unsafe to be on the highway.

Pre-Trip Inspection

Before heading out to work, check over your vehicle and identify any deficiencies in your logbook. Ensure you make a not of the below:

  • Lights are working properly
  • Tires inspected for deficiencies
  • Brakes adjusted and working properly
  • Check engine fluids
  • First aid kits/spill kits on board
  • Tavel plan left with someone for check-in

Are You Okay To Drive?

Are you rested and able to perform your job? You are responsible for your own safety as well as the safety of others on the road. Our road safety services program in BC can help ensure your safety.

Our Office

PO Box 1187 Stn Main
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4P3

Contact Us

Phone: (250) 267-3722

Office Hours

Mon-Fri: 9am - 5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed