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New Search and Rescue Assets in Vancouver Area

The Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today reaffirmed that mariners in Vancouver will see no change in the excellent service Canadians have come to expect from the Canadian Coast Guard. “The safety of mariners is the top priority of the Canadian Coast Guard and consolidating our Coast Guard presence in the Vancouver … Continue reading »

How Vancouver prepares for emergencies

Everyone has a role to play in making sure we all stay safe in emergencies. The City commits major resources to make sure our public buildings, roads, and bridges are safe. We also make sure we are prepared to give shelter and other emergency during emergencies. Bridge upgrades The City owns and maintains 26 bridges … Continue reading »

Public Safety: Take a fire safety and extinguisher use course

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services offers fire and life safety training courses for groups, organizations, and individuals. Their courses combine classroom instruction with hands-on experience extinguishing a real fire, supervised by Vancouver firefighters. The courses are inclusive, supportive and fun. Participate in the course, and earn a certificate. Course topics Previous experience in any of … Continue reading »

More than 250 airline machinists protest at YVR | Aveos gets creditor protection

Airplane machinists are rallying at Vancouver International Airport after finding out they lost their jobs with Aveos, the company that maintains Air Canada’s fleet. The machinists are blocking the departure area, waving signs that read, “Aircraft machinists RIP. Bill 33 not for me.” They tell News1130 they are frustrated and concerned with safety standards in foreign countries. If … Continue reading »

Vancouver Careers: CSO (Construction Safety Officer)

Aerotek is currently looking for an energetic and experienced CSO (Construction Safety Officer) to join their growing Vancouver team and operation. Our client is committed to long term success and longevity of their British Columbia operation by caring and investing in their people. They pride themselves in work with only the best trades in the … Continue reading »

Japan quake studies suggest harder jolt to NW possible

Studies of last year’s giant Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan suggest that shaking from a Cascadia megaquake could be stronger than expected along the coasts of Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, researchers reported Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. VANCOUVER, B.C. — Scientists are still unraveling … Continue reading »

Cyclists and jaywalkers targeted in city safety campaign

You might want to think twice before you jaywalk, ignore a stop sign on a bicycle or drive through a crosswalk in the city of Vancouver. Police and city staff are launching a new six-week road safety campaign and pedestrians are getting special attention. “[It’s] called ‘People are Fragile,’” explains Vision Vancouver Councillor Heather Deal, as … Continue reading »

Careers: Manager, Safety & Security – Langara College, Vancouver, British Columbia V5Y 2Z6

Job Details Regular, Full-Time Start Date: March 1, 2012 Description of Position: Under the general guidance of the Associate Director, Facilities & Capital Planning, this position administers various College programs to ensure a safe and secure learning and work environment for students, faculties, staff, and visitors at the College. This position manages the following College … Continue reading »

Vancouver Careers: Assistant Chief, Fire Protection Engineer

The City of Vancouver provides municipal government services to residents and businesses in one of Canada’s largest and most livable cities. As one of British Columbia’s Top Employers in 2011, the City of Vancouver offers a challenging, safe, healthy and rewarding workplace for its 9,000 employees who share a commitment to enhancing the well-being of … Continue reading »

Safety Officer, Seaspan, Vancouver British Columbia Jobs

An operational role for a committed professional-Delta, BC Seaspan Ferries provides daily scheduled sailings that deliver trailers and containers for our trucking and distribution customers and rail cars to or from Vancouver Island. Focused on making our safety program an effective and integral part of our workplace, you will monitor occupational health and safety compliance, … Continue reading »

Senior Health & Safety Advisor Klohn Crippen Berger Vancouver British Columbia

Job Description Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd. (KCB) requires a Senior Health & Safety Advisor with proven experience managing, developing and implementing company-wide strategic health and safety management programs and services.   Based in Vancouver, B.C.,  this position reports to KCB’s Vice President, Technical. Duties will include: Continuous improvement of KCB’s Health & Safety programs worldwide Providing guidance to … Continue reading »

Safety Coordinator – Vancouver, British Columbia | JOBS

About the Job Company Info: The Safety Coordinator is responsible for ensuring a safe workplace for divisional employees. This is achieved through providing expertise to safety personnel, employees, supervisors, managers, customers and contractors on all aspects of occupational health and safety as well as on workplace hazards and high-risk activities. In addition, this role is … Continue reading »

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