2018 Joint Annual Conference & Trade Show

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1,000 SSCP Completions!

The City of Surrey’s Anja Fouche was successful in completing the course requirements for the Supervisors Safety Certificate Program (SSCP) on November 23rd. Anja was presented with the 1,000th certificate in the Program. The Program was established in 2012 to recognize those who have invested time and energy into learning the key elements of occupational health and safety from a supervisor’s perspective.

From left: Sam Chauhan (Manager, Occupational Health & Safety), Anja Fouche (ByLaw Enforcement Officer, Public Safety), Justin Chouhan (Manager, Audit and Training Services, BCMSA), Jas Rehal (Manager Public Safety Operations, Public Safety).

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2018 Joint Conference Announcement

Greg Wightman, President of Public Works Association of BC (PWABC) (r) and Caleb Mierau, President of BC Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) (l) are pleased to announce that PWABC and BCMSA are working together to deliver a joint-conference in 2018. The benefits include more presentations in key topic areas including safety, public works, utilities and leadership; a larger tradeshow; and more opportunities to network with municipal leaders and industry professionals from across BC. There is great excitement as we combine the key strengths and areas of expertise of each of our associations to elevate the quality and value of your conference experience.

Stayed tuned for more exciting news on sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities starting April 1st. The conference program and early bird registration will be available on
June 1st.

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Driver Training

BCMSA has teamed up with the Thinking Driver to offer on-line and classroom driver training including such topics as Defensive Driving Techniques, Defensive Driving Attitudes, Winter Driving and Safe Backing.

View the course catalogue at http://www.thinkingdriver.com/course-catalogue.

Members of the BCMSA will be eligible for a 10% discount for all online and classroom courses.

Contact Thinking Driver directly to register:
– Pamela Peterson <thinkingdriver.pam@gmail.com>
– Kristy Gittens <thinkingdriver.kristy@gmail.com>

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Looking for Fall Protection or Confined Space training?

Looking for Fall Protection or Confined Space training and there isn’t one scheduled in your municipality?



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St. John Ambulance Training

UPDATE August 26, 2016: Emergency First Aid for Industry – OFA Level 1 Equivalency has been approved for EOCP 0.60 CEU’s! Approved as Core for WWC – WD – WWT – SWWS – as Related for WT – SWS.

One of the important strategies established by the BCMSA Board of Directors is to collaborate with naturally aligned associations and capitalize on appropriate relationships. With this in mind, the BCMSA is pleased to announce the renewal of its partnership with St. John Ambulance. Members of the BCMSA will be eligible for a 10% discount on several St. John Ambulance courses.

BCMSA members will register directly by telephone or in person at any one of the St. John Ambulance BC branches using the promotional code ‘BCMSA’.  Visit https://portal.sja.ca/eRegistrationSearch/ for course information.

St John AmbulanceSt. John Ambulance is a not-for-profit charitable organization, incorporated in the same year as the BC Municipal Safety Association (1994).

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Are there any topics you would like to see offered in training?

Forward your ideas and suggestions to Cathy or Chelsea.

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