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SHARP Safety Conference - September 24-25, 2009

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2009 - BC Forest Safety Ombudsman Report on SAFE Companies

In 2008/2009, a significant number of the inquiries received by the Office of the Ombudsman were related to the SAFE Companies Program (SCP). Several issues were identified by contractors, sub  read more »

Lack of hazard identification cited in faller fatality review

Canadian OH&S News
July 6, 2009

Failure to completely identify hazards before performing tree falling operations in British Columbia was a major contributory cause in nearly all serious injuries and fatalities in the sector since 2000, says a newly released report.  read more »

BC Forest Safety Council Organization Announcement

Peter Lineen will be joining the BC Forest Safety Council in the new role of Chief Operating Officer effective September 1 reporting to the CEO, Reynold Hert. Reporting to Peter will be the Program Directors: Krista Bax for Safe Companies, Steve Mueller for Forest Worker Development, and the future replacement for the position of Director, TruckSafe.  read more »

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