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The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Falling Program Manager, Glenn Hestnes

Nanaimo, BC, September 9, 2016 - The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Falling Program Manager, Glenn Hestnes Nanaimo, BC, September 9, 2016 –  read more »

2016-09-08: Updated fatality and rollover stats for forestry in BC

Nanaimo, BC, September 8, 2016 – The following information is being provided as an update to industry on its current and past safety performance.  read more »

2016-09-02 - Log Truck Driver

Fatality Alert

On September 2nd, the driver of a loaded log truck was fatally injured when his truck went off a resource road and over a steep embankment in the Fernie area.  read more »

September 2016 - Working Safely Around Power Lines

Alert of the Month

On February 26th, 2016, a worker was fatally injured when a super snorkel that was being moved on a lowbed came into contact with a power line.  read more »

Safety information for hunting and fishing enthusiasts using resource roads

Nanaimo and Prince George, August 31, 2016 – Hunting season starts in September so it’s a good time for anyone who is going to be out in the woods this season to consid  read more »

2016-08-08 - Log Truck Driver

Fatality Alert

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2016-08-09 - Log Truck Worker

Fatality Alert

On August 9th, the owner of a log hauling company was fatally injured while working around his shop in the Prince George area.  read more »

Reminder, effective April 1, 2017: MFLNRO requires all contractors to be SAFE Certified to bid

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) will expand its requirement for contractors to be SAFE Certified.  read more »

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