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2014 Summary

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Forest Harvesting Fatality Summary

All statistics are based on information available at time of publishing. For current information, please see the statistics page.

A total of four (4) direct harvesting fatalities were reported to the BC Forest Safety Council in 2014.

Russel Robertson joins the BC Forest Safety Council as Director, Programs and Training

The Chair and CEO of the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC), Reynold Hert, is pleased to announce that Russel Robertson will be joining the BCFSC as Director, Programs and Training effective Friday, January 16, 2015.

2014 Vancouver Island Safety Conference Wrap-up

Here is a summary of the 2014 Vancouver Island Safety Conference, held October 4, 2014 in Nanaimo. Included in the summary are links to the BC Forest Safety Council’s YouTube Channel and direct links to the key note presentation videos.

Fatality Alerts

List of Recent Fatality Alerts

What are Fatality Alerts

When a fatal injury occurs that is directly related to the harvesting, log trucking or

Distracted driving kills. Leave the phone alone!

The BC government, ICBC and police have launched a distracted driving campaign with new advertising and increased police enforcement this month (September 2014).

On average, 88 people are killed each year in BC due to driver distractions, the second leading cause of car crash fatalities in BC.

A text or call is not worth risking your life over, or causing the death of someone else. Leave the phone alone!

See this WorkSafeBC video: “Prevent Distracted Driving on the Job”: http://www2.worksafebc.com/Publications/Multimedia/Videos.asp?ReportID=35133&_ga=1.65051054.1033433124.1395079526

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