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2017-01-27 - Maintenance worker at small sawmill

Fatality Alert

On January 27th, a worker was fatally injured while he was doing maintenance on a small sawmill in Lumby, BC.  read more »

2017-01-30 - Boom boat operator

Fatality Alert

On January 30th, a worker at a Kelowna sawmill drowned after the boom boat he was operating sank.  read more »

2017 - BC Forest Safety Ombudsman Report on Helicopter Emergency Medical Services

This review was undertaken as part of the mandate of the BC Forest Safety Ombudsman, specifically as part of the Office’s responsibility to “identify and make recommendations  read more »

January 2017 - See It. Own It.

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December 2016 - Supporting Supervisors

Alert of the Month

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2016-11-13 - Log Truck Driver

Fatality Alert

On November 13th, a log truck driver was fatally injured when he was run over by another log truck in a maintenance yard.  read more »

EXTREME SLIDE POTENTIAL FOR COASTAL REGIONS

Details of Incident / Close Call: 

This fall has seen an unusually high amount of rainfall in most coastal regions of BC.

As a result, ground conditions are saturated to maximum levels.

November 2016 - Prevent Hazardous Roadside Debris

Alert of the Month

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