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The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the Director, SAFE Companies

NANAIMO, BC, June 13, 2016  - Cherie Whelan will be joining the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) as Director, SAFE Companies on June 27, 2016  read more »

May 2016 - Safety Alert of the Month - Incident Reporting

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2016 Interior Safety Conference Wrap-up

Following on the success last year of the Northern Safety Conference held in May 2015 in Prince George, industry championed the organization of the Interior Safety Conference (ISC) held in Vernon May 7 as part of the Interior Logging Association’s 58th annual general meeting and conference. 133 delegates registered for the ISC and 114 attended.  read more »

2016-04-13 - Yarder Operator

Fatality Alert

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2016-02-26 - Worker

Fatality Alert

On Friday, February 26th, a worker was fatally injured when a super snorkel that was being moved on a lowbed came into contact with a power line. The worker was electrocuted when he approached and touched the lowbed, which provided the electricity a path to ground.  read more »

Board announces appointment of new CEO at the BC Forest Safety Council

NANAIMO – The BC Forest Safety Council’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Moonen as the new CEO of the BC forest sector’s health and safety association, effective March 16, 2016.  read more »

2016-01-31 - Log Truck Driver/Worker

Fatality Alert

On January 31st, a 23 year old man was killed after being run over by an empty logging truck that he and a co-worker were trying to repair.  read more »

2016-01-27 - Bulldozer Operator (Manufacturing)

Fatality Alert

On January 27th, a 62 year old equipment operator was fatally injured when the bulldozer he was operating fell off the high end of a hog fuel pile  read more »

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