On Wednesday, April 13th, a fatal incident occurred on a logging site north of Hope. A guyline on a yarder broke and the tower fell onto the cab, fatally injuring the yarder operator.
Our condolences go out to the family and co-workers of the deceased worker.
WorkSafeBC, the Coroners Service and the RCMP are investigating this incident.
Although the details of this incident are still unknown, review the following general safety information: read more »
Last year eight forestry workers died on the job.
On April 28, the industry, unions and workers will come together to honour and remember these men and all those who lost their lives at work in previous years.
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