Log haulers, tree planters, and fallers have the highest rates of serious falls in the forest industry.
The BC Forest Safety Council is working on a project to help reduce the number of serious falls that take place each year. read more »
NANAIMO, December 11, 2013 – The Chair and CEO of the BC Forest Safety Council, Reynold Hert, is pleased to announce that Dustin Meierhofer has joined the Council as Director, Transportation and Northern Safety.
Dustin leads and supports the development of injury prevention programs for Transportation activities relating to Forestry and provides oversight and support with other BC Forest Safety Council safety programs and initiatives in the Northern areas of the Province. read more »
The maintenance and inspection of truck and trailer rigging and hardware is an important component of safe and reliable log truck operations. In particular, bolster and scale pad bolts need to be to well maintained and replaced when necessary to avoid spilled loads.
This safety alert provides: