May 28, 2019 – CMHDS / RackSafe™ Charity Golf Tournament & Dinner

On Tuesday May 28th, 2019 CMHDS Members & Guests came together for the Annual CMHDS / RackSafe™ Charity Golf Tournament and Dinner at the Guildford Golf and Country Club in Surrey, BC. Shortly after the shotgun start the clouds parted and the sun stayed out for the rest of the day. Event highlights included a $10,000 Hole-In-One Challenge and an on-course WorkSafeBC Racking Regulation Trivia Game. By dinner time the dining room was filled with an energetic crowd of almost 100 who … [Read more...]

April 3rd, 2019 – “Racking Regulation: Year One In Review” Breakfast Meeting

On Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 the CMHDS presented - “WorkSafeBC’s Storage Rack Regulation: Year One In Review”. This breakfast meeting was an  opportunity to hear from WorkSafeBC, a Professional Racking Engineer and a Racking Industry Representative about the first year of WorkSafeBC’s Storage Rack Regulation (4.43.1) which came into effect on January 1, 2018. The event began with a presentation about year one of the new regulation, including a summary of the compliance orders and some of … [Read more...]

Feb 28, 2019 – Provincial Health Services Distribution Centre Tour

On Thursday February 28th, 2019 CMHDS Members toured the Provincial Health Services Authority Distribution Centre. The Lower Mainland Distribution Centre is the hub for all supplies (other than pharmaceuticals) for the Lower Mainland, delivering to 42 hospital/sites that support over 7,500 acute, extended and residential care beds. With approximately 1,000 employees located across the province, the PHSA Supply Chain Division manages over $2 billion in total annual spending on behalf of all … [Read more...]

Feb 4, 2019 – “New” BC Liquor Distribution Branch Tour

On Monday February 4th, 2019 CMHDS members toured the "New" BC Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) Distribution Centre. In 2018 BCLDB moved its Distribution Centre from a 200,000 sq.ft facility it had occupied in Vancouver since 1961 to a new 400,000 sq.ft. facility in the Tilbury Industrial Park in Delta. In addition to seeing this expansive new facility, members heard about the challenges and triumphs of moving a large distribution centre while maintaining service levels, ordering and … [Read more...]

Sep 19, 2018 – Marijuana Legislation Breakfast Seminar

On Wednesday September 19th, 2018,  Dave Earle, President and CEO of the BC Trucking Association presented “Marijuana Legislation – How It Will Affect Your Workplace”. Dave has an intimate knowledge of substance use, testing and treatment in an employment setting and has been the Co-Chair of the Program Administration Committee for the BC Construction Industry Substance Abuse, Testing and Treatment Program, and was previous Co-Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Construction Industry … [Read more...]