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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
On January 26th, a 22 year old log truck driver was fatally injured in an incident on Highway 5A between Princeton and Merritt. The unloaded logging truck went off the road, down a steep embankment and the cab was crushed. Road conditions were reported as being icy at the time of the incident. read more »
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