List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Impatience behind the wheel leads to close call on public highwayDownie Timber Ltd. - Woodlands
Close Call: ATV loading incidentChartwell Consultants Ltd.
Driver narrowly escapes serious injury from falling logKatchmar Construction (1997) Ltd.
Log truck tips, spills load - Driver knocked unconscious, suffers neck/head injuriesThibault Logging Ltd. / Critical Site Logging Inc.
Cougar encounter: big cat emerges from hiding, startles field worker Cabin Forestry Services
Log falls on truck driver at de-wrap stationCANFOR
Mechanical Alert: Steering bracket failure on off-highway log truckWestern Forest Products Inc.
Attempt to remove key ring on water pump intake leads to sliced finger, stitchesInterfor (Adams Lake Div.)
Pickup truck hits bump, opens up a sinkholeBaseline Archaeological Services Ltd.
Improperly stowed equipment on ATV causes unexpected throttle engagementInterfor
Trip Cable Bell: update to a previous hazard alert posted on March 3, 2015Interfor
Improperly loaded machine on lowbed results in collision with pickup truck on resource roadCanfor
Snowshoes can be a tripping hazard - especially when snow levels are lowCanfor
Quick reaction saves pickup driver from likely head-on collision with transport truckLong Line Enterprises Ltd.
Radio Communication ChangesBCFSC
Hidden ice on snowy resource road leaves crew & truck stranded as windstorm topples treesSkeetchestn Natural Resources Corporation
HAZARD ALERT - Log trailer cable bells need close inspectionInterfor Corporation
Soft road conditions make for difficult steeringInterfor Corporation (Interior Division)
Wildlife attracted to resource roads in winter conditions – be prepared!Interfor Corporation (Interior Division)
Serious Incident: Predatory Grizzly EncounterZanzibar Holdings Ltd.
Equipment operator misses handrail, falls to ground from ladder on his machineR & A Logging Ltd.
Skidder operator suffers concussion, whiplashInterfor Corporation (Adams Lake Division)
Serious Near Miss: Decked logs collapse and slide down hillCANFOR Forest Management Group
DANGER: Winter conditions on BC’s highwaysStamer Logging Ltd.
January 2015 Alert of the Month - Speed and Driving For ConditionsBC Forest Safety Council
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