List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

New log trailer bunks have been failing on the external weldsWestern Forest Products Inc.
Spotter distracted around mobile equipment, co-worker narrowly avoids getting hit by materialsIOTA Construction Ltd.
Lexan skylights should be used on machine cabsInterfor Adams Lake Division
Hazard Alert: Keep shorter logs in the middle of trailer
Risk of silica exposure among forestry workersBC Forest Safety Council
Aerosol cans don’t belong in incinerators!Nootka Sound Timber
Hayrack and truck tip over on muddy resource roadAndy Meints Contracting Ltd.
Steering column locks up on truck, faulty clamp to blameAndy Meints Contracting Ltd.
Inspect log trailers for proper movement and lubricationSchweb Contracting Ltd.
Close Call: Log rolls onto worker’s foot, trapping himTom Neufeld Trucking Ltd.
Extreme rain events make resource roads slipperySutco Contracting Ltd.
Gunshots encroach on job site, force evacuation of workersCabin Forestry Services
Rock embedded (and clearly visible) in load of logsInterfor
Close Call: Recognize the potential severity of injury!Dyer Logging Co. Ltd.
It’s been a bad year for woods workers when it comes to stinging insects Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Close Call: Log trucks brush while passing on Forest Service RoadStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Buncher blade repair injures mechanic’s fingerStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
July 2013 - Danger TreesBC Forest Safety Council
Manufacturing Safety Alert - Safe Guarding ConveyorsBC Forest Safety Council
2013-06-30 - Forest Harvesting Fatality UpdateBC Forest Safety Council
Cougar encounter serves as a reminder to prepareMontane Forest Consultants Ltd.
Grey attack pine is decaying and blocking resource roads in southern interior regionA & G Reforestation
Log truck driver injured while attempting repairs; found unconscious by passing truckerBVR Contractors Ltd.
Momentary distraction leads to crew vehicle rolloverCeltic Reforestation Services Ltd.
Unstable slash takes worker on a downhill slideDownie Timber Ltd.
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