List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

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.
Dump truck’s front tire blows up while on highwayKatchmar Construction (1997) Ltd.
Jacking block slips, hits worker on the headNootka Sound Timber
Winter built on-block roads contain potential hazards come spring timeGorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Bear Encounter Close CallInterfor - Grand Forks Woods Division
Feller Buncher cab’s skylight sheared off at bolts by falling snagWestwood Fibre Ltd.
Close Call: Logging truck spills load of cedarInterfor - Adams Lake Division
Log truck spills load, trailer almost separates on highwayGudeit Bros. Contracting Ltd.
Log truck driver pinned between reach and suspended logWestern Forest Products Inc.
Unstable log decks due to fast melting snowGorman Bros. Lumber
Black bear stalks and charges solo workerMontane Forest Consultants Ltd.
Incorrectly installed topping line on a grapple yarder can lead to failureSladey Timber Ltd.
Safety Alert of the Month April 2013 - “Struck By” InjuriesBC Forest Safety Council
Cedar stakes used to help protect seedlings need to be stored in a dry manner to keep them lightEvergreen Forest Services Ltd.
Heavy seedlings are a potential MSI injury riskEvergreen Forest Services Ltd.
3-point contact only works if holds are secure!Interfor - Adams Lake Division
Crew boat operator leaves passengers shakenBaseline Archaeological Services Ltd.
Road Emergency Response Plans: Is everyone on the same page when it comes to responding? Various licensees and contractors
Drill hammer falls, narrowly missing workerFall River Logging Ltd.
Worker suffers medical distress requiring emergency evacuation from forest worksiteWestroad Resource Consultants Ltd.
Grizzly bear charges worker in snowy forestWestroad Resource Consultants Ltd.
Safety Alert - Fatality - 2013-04-08 - Log Truck Driver
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