Safety Bulletin: Open Valves

Open valves

In the hustle and bustle of our daily routines, it’s easy to get distracted and forget important safety procedures. Over time, we can become complacent, even when it comes to hazards we encounter every day. It happens to the best of us – no one is immune. To help you stay on track and ensure …

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Safety bulletin: Panic Buttons

Northwest Tank Lines Safety Bulletin: Panic Button

At Northwest, safeguarding the well-being of our drivers is our top priority, and to reinforce this commitment, we have implemented a vital safety measure. We require all company and Owner Operator trucks to be equipped with a panic button. What the Panic Button is for: The panic button serves as a crucial lifeline for drivers …

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Safety Bulletin: Foggy Conditions & Limited Visibility

Foggy Conditions & Limited Visibility Safety

Foggy conditions pose significant safety challenges for truck drivers on the road, greatly limiting visibility and increasing the risk of accidents. To ensure the well-being of drivers and others sharing the road, it is crucial to take proactive measures when encountering dense fog. Here are some essential preventative actions to consider: Remember, prioritizing safety above …

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Safety Bulletin: Valves

Numerous factors can interfere with our ability to stay focused, on task, and to our taking the extra minute or two to make sure we are completing all the necessary procedures during our day. We often become forgetful when we’re in auto-pilot and the mind is guiding our actions for us. Staying mindful and engaged …

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Safety Bulletin: Roadcheck 2023 

Roadcheck 2023 Guidelines Northwest Tanklines

During a 72 hour period between May 16-18, 2023, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will be conducting their annual Roadcheck. During the Roadcheck, CVSA-certified inspectors will primarily look at anti-lock braking systems (ABS) and cargo securement. Last year, the top five vehicle out-of-service violations involved brake systems, cargo securement, defective service brakes, lights and …

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A Company Committed to Safety

Committed to Safety

We are incredibly proud to be recognized industry-wide as a leader in safety, and we take that responsibility very seriously as safety is embedded in our culture and in everything we do.   Responsible Care® As the only verified Responsible Care® trucking company in Western Canada, we prioritize transportation safety through safe routes, means of …

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