List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Changing a flat tire is easier with a wire brush and some woodCANFOR
NEAR MISS: Log Truck and School Bus SafetyBC Forest Safety Council
Winter Operations: Poor conditions, late start emphasize importance of driver diligenceBC Forest Safety Council
EXTREME SLIDE POTENTIAL FOR COASTAL REGIONSBC Forest Safety Council
Resource Road Radio Channels BulletinBC Forest Safety Council
Chain shot incident injures operatorKDL Group (K & D Logging)
Large stick grabbed by skidder’s tire chains, startles operator by entering cabDNT Contracting Ltd.
Good Samaritan Stabbed at Crash SceneMount Sicker Lumber Company
Feller-Buncher comes within 5 feet of unmarked rock cliffCANFOR
Gloves are PPE so choose the right ones for the jobCANFOR
Towing a vehicle from a ditch: Beware of potential hazardsCANFOR
WorkSafe Bulletin - Noise Levels: How loud is it?WorkSafeBC
Log Hauling Shut Down ProceduresINTERFOR (Adams Lake Division)
CLOSE CALL: Worker slips, falls down bluffRanger Forest Services Ltd.
Reminder that vehicles need to be “winter ready” as of October 1stGovernment of B.C. - Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Close calls emphasize the importance of proper radio and hauling proceduresKDL Group
Lunch Break Fires: Be sure to properly and fully extinguish them!Columbia Extreme Contracting Ltd
HAZARD ALERT: Diesel trucks, fuel tank vent systems, refuelling and the risk of flash firesWorkSafeBC
Grader operators need to keep the doors closed on their machineInterfor (Adams Lake Division)
Driver Fatigue: A serious hazard!
New weigh scale safety procedures aim to protect workers Interfor
Hazard Alert: Worker caught, seriously injured in unguarded augerIssued by WorkSafeBC
Log pushed into cab emphasizes the importance of completing a tug testMount Sicker Lumber Co. Ltd.
Inspection of log truck reveals broken frameFearless Log Salvage Ltd.
Log truck driver loses trailer brakes on 23% grade, crashes truck into ditchKurt Leroy Trucking Ltd.
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