Transporting Workers Safely Across British Columbia

Below are a few of our currently active initiatives.

Transporation Advisory Groups

ACSWG - Air Carrier Safety Working Group

CISWG - The Construction Initiated Slides Working Group (CISWG) was formed in late 2014 with the goal of eliminating slides initiated by road construction. The CISWG is a sub working group of the Coastal Harvesting Advisory Group (CHAG), the CISWG brings industry, government and practitioners into one united group focused on eliminating construction initiated slides.

LTTAC - The Log Trucking Technical Advisory Committee (LTTAC) is an industry-based group whose members are comprised of log hauling contractors, provincial agencies, industry representatives, RCMP, not-for–profit agencies and the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC). This group works to identify and bring forward issues and projects that are important to safety performance of the log hauling sector. By applying their own expertise and soliciting input from other log haulers, provincial agencies, licencees and subject matter experts, the LTTAC works on initiatives and makes recommendations (to BCFSC) that drive and guide the development of industry best practices.

MFSAG - TheMarine Forest Safety Advisory Group (MFSAG) isan industry - based group intended to cooperatively determine the type, frequency and factors relating to marine forest safety incidences and take appropriate actions to improve safety performance and reduce the potential for injuries and fatalities.  

RRUG - Resource Road User Group

TAG - Trucking and Harvesting Advisory Group (TAG) was established in January 2014 by key forest industry representatives in response to a cluster of log trucking incidents that occurred in the late summer/fall 2013.

WFHSG - The “Bulk Hauler’s Injury Elimination Task Force”, now referred to as the Wood Fibre Hauling Safety Group, is an industry led group working in partnership as an industry group with WorkSafeBC, the BCFSC, hauler customers and equipment manufactures; to find solutions to eliminate hazards and injuries through analysis, dialogue, and the development of best practices based on the hierarchy of hazard controls including elimination, substitution, engineering, administration and personal protective controls.

WLCFASC - Woodlot Licence and Community Forest Agreement Safety Committee has the objective of improving safety by identifying safety issues, developing solutions, and supporting projects which are important to the safety, performance and health of people working within woodlots and community forests. In its effort to advance safety, the committee will utilize the successes and existing knowledge of both the tenure holders and the forest industry as a whole.  It is expected that the committee's work will be relevant to all small to medium sized tenure holders within the province.

WPAC - Wood Pellet Association of Canada Safety Committee / Safety Resources (CGWG & WFWG) was created to improve the wood pellet industry’s collective safety performance, to earn a reputation with regulatory authorities and the public as an industry that is highly effective at managing safety and to learn and share best practices regarding safety.


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