Manitoba Trucking Association names associate of the year

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WINNIPEG, Man. – The MTA / Payne Transportation LP Associate of the Year Award was presented to Bert Wiebe, of Marsh Canada at the Manitoba Trucking Associations (MTA) Annual Fall Awards Banquet on Thursday November 14, 2013.

Annually, one member of the Associated Trades Division is recognized for the contributions they make to the MTA. To be considered, the nominee must be an Associate member in good standing of the Association or an official of an Associated Trades member company, having conducted him or herself in such a manner as to have gained the esteem of their fellow members and have made a positive contribution to the programs or have contributed to the development of the Association.

For the last 27 years Wiebe has been intertwined with Safety and Compliance and transportation in the development, delivery and management of Transportation and Workplace Safety and Compliance programs. Some of Wiebe’s accomplishments include:

Canadian Health & Safety Consulting Designation 

Canadian Registered Safety Professional – Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals 

Canadian Risk Management Designation

Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety Certificate – University of Manitoba Certified Industrial Audiometric Technician – University of Manitoba 

Construction Safety Officer Certificate of Recognition (COR) Program Auditor Inter-Provincial Journeyman Trades Certification (Heavy Duty Mechanics and Automotive)

“Bert has been an invaluable resource to the MTA for over 20 years” says Bob Dolyniuk, Executive Director at the MTA.

In addition, Bert is a founding member of the MTA’s Careers Committee whose focus is to deal with a host of human resource issues, such as pay and employment equity, driver turnover and apprenticeship, many of which have unique issues, specific to the trucking industry.

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