Independent truckers wanting to work on New Brunswick highway projects will now be required to take certain safety courses
in an effort to make highway projects safer.
Independent truck operators will now require safety courses
Starting April 1, 2013 private operators of trucks will have to take the following courses:
Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Orientation
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training
Work Area Traffic Control Manual (WATCM) Awareness Training
According to the New Brunswick
website the courses will be available from:
OHS and WHMIS Courses
New Brunswick Construction Safety Association (NBCSA)
Phone 1-877-382-7233 or www.nbcsa.ca
Safety Services New Brunswick (SSNB)
Phone 1-877-762-7233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Association of Safety and Health Consultants and Trainers (ASHCAT)
H. Pickard and AssociatesFredericton, NB
Phone 1-888-892-7888 or email email@example.com
Corkum and Jenkins Safety Consultants
Phone 506-847-2518 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Eastern Construction Safety
Phone 506-455-1151 or email email@example.com
WATCM Awareness Training is available from the NBDTI website.
Contact the DTI Construction Branch at 506-453-5711 for more information.
New Brunswick is also reminding operators, drivers must have the correct class of license for the vehicles operated and daily pre-trip inspections are also required.
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