This document provides information on Canadian policy development: process and components to effectively prevent workplace alcohol and drug problems. See also our Workplace Alcohol and Drug resource package.
This guide designed to help you avoid conflicts with bears while in the field and know the proper response to a bear encounter. Identify bear signs and species, avoid surprise encounters, manage interactions and minimize the threat of a problem bear.
This package contains the latest information on chain shot, including two recent safety alerts and links to additional resources on the topic.
April 28th has been designated the Day of Mourning, a time when workers, families, employers, and others come together to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. This resource package includes a poster, crew talk and facts sheet that can be used to observe this annual event.
Use this presentation to refresh your knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees.
Lock out is best described as taking all the steps necessary to remove or secure energy sources so there will be no unexpected movement of a machine or equipment. This package contains a crew safety talk, lock out procedures for log trucks and logging equipment, safety alerts and examples of the free lock out poster or sticker which can be ordered from the BC Forest Safety Council.
Better known as strains and sprains, these injuries are very common in the forest industry. Learn how to prevent these injuries with specific examples from the trucking, tree falling and tree planting operations.
Phase congestion occurs when different logging phases – such as falling, road construction, production and trucking – become bunched up or congested which negatively affects production and safety. Use this guide, assessment form, poster and video to help manage phase congestion in your operations.
What is a qualified prime contractor? What are the responsibilities of a prime contractor? What are the responsibilities when assigning prime contractor status? Check out this guide for answers.
In this resource package you will find resources and information to help improve your workers’ skills in identifying and controlling the hazards they face on the worksite.
This package includes tips and techniques to help you educate yourself and your workers, improve your safety management system and inspire practical solutions for preventing slips, trips and falls in your operations.
Includes the following: Steep Slope Logging Risk Assessment Tool, Steep Slope Planning and Operational Responsibilities, General and Machine-Specific Safe Work Practices and other support documents.
Northern Health has developed a men’s health MANual, which provides health information for men of all ages about nutrition, active living, and health screenings at the various life stages. It’s a man maintenance guide for health – take a look and share it with the men in your family today!
The BC Forest Safety Council has compiled some of the latest information on tree planting safety in this resource package.
The winter safety resource page contains seasonal information for your company to use for crew talks, to post on safety bulletin boards or incorporate into a safety management system.
This study examined fugitive wood dust accumulation, particle size, moisture content and explosibility by analyzing samples collected from 18 sawmills across BC.
This program outlines steps for Woodlot Owners to follow to develop a successful safety program. Inside you will find a Safety Plan, forms and safe work procedures.
Practical advice and tools for dealing with alcohol, drugs and other causes of poor worker performance.