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Forest industry-led committees recommend significant changes to prequalification audit system known as “SAFE Companies”

Forest industry-led committees recommend significant changes to prequalification audit system known as “SAFE Companies” and “SAFE Certified”

Safety Alert - Fatality - 2013-10-24

Location: 
Near Port McNeill
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Tragically two direct harvesting fatalities occurred on October 24th when a float plane crashed into an island near Port McNeill. The pilot of the plane was also fatally injured in the crash.

Bullying and Harrassment WorkSafeBC Policy

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2013-10-21

Location: 
British Columbia
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Fatality Alert

Sadly, the BC Forest Safety Council has learned of a direct harvesting fatality that occurred on October 21st.

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