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Fatalities Trending Downward a concerted effort by many in B.C.’s forest industry is resulting in a positive trend.

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'Unacceptable' situation for tree planters prompts review by Forest Safety Ombudsman

Nanaimo, BC – (February 11, 2011) - A case involving what the provincial government called "unacceptable" treatment of 58 silvicultural workers will be examined by BC Forest Safety Ombudsman Roger Harris as part of a review of silviculture camp systems.  read more »

Changes to WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

WorkSafeBC has announced its Board of Directors has approved several amendments to its Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Those changes will become effective February 1, 2011, and may impact your operations.  read more »

Green Hands

Risk Management of Young, New and Inexperienced Workers, and Returning Workers Green Hands Logo

Definition of a Green Hand: A young, new or inexperienced worker; A worker returning to the job after an injury; A worker who is new to a site, task or job.  read more »

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