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Safety Alert - Fatality - 2013-04-08 - Log Truck Driver

Location: 
West Thurlow Island, East of Campbell River
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

It is with great sadness that the BC Forest Safety Council notifies the forestry community of the second direct harvesting related fatality of 2013.

Resource Road User Safety Guide

The BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) has released an updated Resource Road User Safety Guide for Spring 2013. It is intended for recreational users or industrial traffic unfamiliar with travelling on resource roads (e.g. delivery vehicles, mining, land surveying, etc.). This guide lets readers know what to expect on resource roads and some things travelers should do to ensure a safe trip. It provides driving guidelines aimed at helping drivers understand how to drive and communicate on resource roads.

BC Forest Safety Ombudsman

About the Office

The Forest Safety Ombudsman was created as the means for safety issues to be raised and discussed in as free and open a manner as possible. The Ombudsman provides an impartial, confidential and timely voice within the sector as it is recognized that at times there may be concerns with possible adverse repercussions to those raising the issues.

Important Road Frequency Change Information for the Kamloops & Clearwater TSA's

Road Frequency Changes for Cahilty Main & Bear Creek/Rock Creek roads. Please be advised that the frequencies on the Cahilty Main and Bear Creek/Rock Creek roads have changed.

The frequency changes are as follows;

 

Membership with the BC Forest Safety Council

January 25, 2013 - Owners/Operators - apply to become a member of the BC Forest Safety Council.

The British Columbia Forest Safety Council (the Council) was created by the forestry industry in September 2004 as a not-for-profit society dedicated to promoting forest safety. Through the efforts of industry, solid progress in reducing serious injuries and fatalities has been made.Our challenge is to build on the success of the last seven years.

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