List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

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.
Staying hydrated: Not just a summertime concernInterfor (Interior Operations)
Roadside gunfire an emerging threat to forestry workers, recreation seekersWestern Silvicultural Contractors' Association
Rushing to complete task results in ATV incidentGorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Close Call: The importance of eye protectionBaseline Archaeological Services Ltd.
SLIPPING HAZARD: Caulk boots on rocky ground leave planter with broken wristEvergreen Forest Services Ltd.
Poor road and weather conditions: A dangerous combinationEW Services Inc.
Serious Incident: Driller's helper loosens cap on pressurized systemGalena Contractors Ltd.
Snowmobile Loading Close CallDownie Timber Ltd. - Woodlands Division
Fire at MDF Mill in QuesnelWest Fraser Mills Ltd.
Backing manoeuvre results in loaded rock truck leaving road & upside downStrathcona Contracting Ltd.
Feller Buncher runaway on steep slopeLime Creek Logging Ltd.
CLOSE CALL: Loaded log truck fails to steer around corner on snowy, slippery roadDownie Timber Ltd. - Woodlands Division
HAZARD ALERT : Inadequate Eye ProtectionInterfor (Adams Lake Division)
SERIOUS INCIDENT : Gunfire in forest endangers field workerInfinity-Pacific Stewardship Group
Wheels lock up on icy road, crew truck slides to a “soft landing” in snow-filled ditch Ponderosa Forestry Ltd.
Close Call: Lunch break triggers severe food allergyKennedy Forest & Safety Consultants
Icy log slides off poorly-built load on steep gradeA.H. Green Log Hauling
Cougar encounter (near Lumby, BC)Cabin Forestry Services
Log truck driver not in the clear while loadingInterfor
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