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Log Truck Safety Alert

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.

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BC Forest Safety Council marks National Safe Driving Week (December 1 – 7) with safe driving tips for winter conditions

NANAIMO & PRINCE GEORGE, November 26, 2013 - Winter driving takes extra planning, precautions, and skill, and with winter already in full swing in many communities throughout the province, the BC Forest Safety Council would like to remind people to be prepared for the challenges posed by ice, snow and limited visibility.

The BCFSC provides the following tips for staying safe on the roads this winter:

Logging Truck Fatality, Log Sort Fatality, and a Fatality Reclassification

Location: 
BC
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

Sadly, the BC Forest Safety Council has learned of a direct harvesting fatality that occurred on November 7th in the Chetwynd area.

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.

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