1. The attached information has been assembled by industry in response to the recent explosions at two north interior sawmills.
2. Wood dust under the right concentrations, right properties and location can become explosive with an ignition source.
3. This information is a compilation of procedures and practices aimed at ensuring mills safely cleanup wood dust. read more »
The BC Forest Safety Council expresses our deepest sympathy to those injured and killed in the explosion and fire at the Lakeland Sawmills operation. read more »
WorkSafeBC is inviting feedback on their proposed new policy relating to the status of resource roads as workplaces. read more »
Our mission is to support industry to eliminate all fatalities and serious injuries.
Better speed enforcement on B.C.’s 59,000-kilometre network of Forest Service roads means more drivers returning home safely at the end of the workday.