News Releases / Updates

This page contains news releases and updates from the BC Forest Safety Council. 


Dave Lehane appointed BC Forest Safety Council Chair

Nanaimo, March 13, 2018 -- The Board of Directors of the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) is pleased to announce that Dave Lehane has been appointed Chair of the BCFSC, effective March 22, 2018. Dave takes over from Ken Higginbotham, who retired at the end of 2017.

West Fraser’s Kerry Douglas, of Quesnel & Campbell River’s Ed Wilcock, E&B Helicopters, receive 2017 safety awards

NANAIMO, BC – The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the 2017 Safety Award Winners for lifetime achievement in safety.

Ombudsman reports serious gaps in access to helicopter emergency transport for rural workers

Calls on BC government to review current legislation and guarantee equal access for all BC residents

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.

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

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