Chapter Meetings & Events

October Chapter Meeting 

John Gilder has been in the logistics industry for over 30 years and is the General Manager of the Canadian Materials Handling & Distribution Society ( He served as a subject matter expert with WorkSafeBC during the development of the new storage rack regulations and is the co-founder of RackSafe (, a company which provides training programs and resources to help companies comply with the new WorkSafeBC Storage Rack Regulations.

Presentation Summary

WorkSafeBC's new Storage Rack Regulations (4.43.1) will be coming into effect on January 1, 2018. Employers will be required to ensure their racking is safe including, regular inspections by qualified persons, having a maintenance program in place, providing employees with instructions on loading, unloading and maintenance, posting load capacities and overall, ensuring their racking is being used in accordance with the specifications and instructions of the manufacturer or a professional engineer.

During this presentation John will be providing a section by section breakdown of the new regulations with recommended actions and strategies so you can create plan to ensure your company is compliant with the new regulations.

RSVP by 6:00 PM on Monday October 23rd by following the link below.

Meeting & Dinner

Time - 6:00 pm (doors open at 5:30)

Members - $30

Non Members - $35

Students - $10

Speaker Only - $10 (Admittance at 6:45 for 7:00 presentation)

Location - Firefighters Club, Burnaby 

Chapter Meetings and Events