List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

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.
July 2014 - 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 - Speed and Driving For ConditionsBC Forest Safety Council
Worker in medical distress should seek assistance instead of driving to hospitalNewco Logging
2014 SummaryBC Forest Safety Council
Snowmobiles in near miss with crew truckWestforest Consulting Ltd.
Serious Incident: Processor head feeds tree into cab, breaking trainee operator’s leg Newland Enterprises Ltd.
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