Serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec since 1945.
Driver Safety & Compliance
With over 75 years’ experience, Wills Transfer is committed to Driver Safety & Compliance. We work hard to ensure that our drivers are trained, and our equipment is secure because at Wills Transfer, we understand that Driver Safety & Compliance takes dedication.
Steps to Driver Safety & Compliance at Wills Transfer
Driver Application, Branch Screening Process
Start Driver recruitment process
Review resume’ for qualifications and previous experience
Phone or virtual interview (approximately 1 hour) to verify:
Conduct a pre-employment drug test and review results
Complete and issue a written job offer
Receive signed offer
Safety & Compliance Orientation Process
Head Office Orientation, Day #1
½ day with Driver Recruiter and ½ day with Health & Safety Manager
Driver file completed with the following documentation:
Pre-Employment drug testing results
HOS (hours of service) training
Vehicle Inspection training
Load Security training
ELD (electronic logging device) training
Annual Review training
TDG (transportation of dangerous goods) training
WHMIS/ GHS (workplace hazardous material inspection sheets or global harmonized sheets) training
Workplace Violence training
SOP and Policy training
Health & Safety workers training
Hazard Recognition training
In Cab Training, Day #2.
Driver Trainer is assigned to New Driver
Driver in-cab training can range anywhere from 1 to 5 days
Driver Trainer completes a New Driver evaluation package and provides aid in areas that need extra attention
Driver Trainer completes a Road Test and reviews package with new Driver & the Driver Recruiter
First days, New Driver has contact with Driver Recruiter to ensure safety compliance and on-the-road comfort is present
Annual Training & Review
Driver Recruiter meets one-to-one with all Drivers
Quarterly random drug and alcohol testing through Driver Check
ISAAC, Weekly Speed Gauge Reports indicates how well driver is doing controlling speed. ISAAC Scorecard is provided for the previous month (driver score out of 100…target is 90%…proposals given on how to improve score if needed)
Wills Transfer’s SOP and Policy reads along with any Federal Legislation additions or omissions
If a Driver meets or surpasses all criteria under Annual Training and Review, they are deemed to be a ‘Safe Driver’ and awarded a Safe Driving Pin. Each pin represents the number of consecutive years the Driver has met the outlined review requirements.
Our Fleet Safety
At Wills Transfer, we strive to meet all safety and compliance regulations by committing to:
We use service agreements to ensure the mechanical safety of our fleet.
We can verify that our fleet insurance is current and up to date.
Wills Transfer continually invests in proper, high-quality equipment that is maintained, regulated, and routinely replaced. In addition, technology enables us to monitor the performance of our equipment in real-time using onboard GPS and ISAAC Instruments Driver centric Fleet Management Solutions. https://isaacinstruments.com/en/
For more information about Wills Transfer’s Driver Safety & Compliance please call 1-613-283-0225 or contact us here.