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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.

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.

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.

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

WorkSafeBC begins renewed focus on log truck inspections across the province

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