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February 2017 - Slips, Trips and Drowning

Alert of the Month

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2017-02-16 - Log Truck Driver

Fatality Alert

On February 16th, a log truck driver was fatally injured north of Fort St John when his loaded log truck failed to negotiate a curve and rolled over.  read more »

2017-02-09 - Log Truck Driver

Fatality Alert

On February 9th, a log truck driver was fatally injured near Fort St. James.  read more »

2017 SAFE Companies Town Halls

Thank you to everyone for participating in our Town Halls. A summary of the Town Halls and notes are available here SAFE Companies Town Halls 2017 Feedback.  read more »

2017-02-04 - Faller

Fatality Alert

On February 4th, a faller was fatally injured when a tree uphill from where he was working uprooted and struck him.  read more »

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 »

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