April 2015 Alert of the Month - How to Manage Silviculture Hazards

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs), such as sprains and strains, make up the largest number of workplace incidents in silviculture.

 

Emergency Evacuation

Road Deactivation

Wildlife

Resources:

  1. Tree Planting Safety Resource Package
    http://www.bcforestsafe.org/files/SafetyResources/res_TreePlanting.pdf
  2. WSCA Report on Emergency Response
    http://wsca.ca/2014/01/draft-report-on-silviculture-sector-emergency-response-released/
  3. WorkSafeBC Hazard Alert on ATV Incident
    http://www2.worksafebc.com/publications/posters.asp?reportID=37585
  4. Fit to Plant Program to Help Prevent MSIs
    http://selkirk.ca/treeplanting
  5. Bear Safety Resource Package
    http://www.bcforestsafe.org/node/1915

 

File attachments
aom_Silviculture_2015_04.pdf

Read or download here & share with your workers.


 

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