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Webinar: Snowmobile Safety for Forestry Contractors

It’s sled season again! Are you and your crews prepared? Join us for a lively session on snowmobile safety for forestry contractors to learn about pre-trip planning for remote field locations, the right equipment for your work area, safe handling skills (including getting unstuck), safe transport of sleds and much more.

This session is a great introduction for field workers new to snowmobile use and an ideal refresher for staff. There will be lots of discussion and opportunities to share your experiences and knowledge with other forestry workers.

Workshop: Safety Performance Improvement

Learn how to achieve sustained performance from your people and in your business with this 2 day workshop. Facilitated by leading human factors specialists, this course will take you through how the U.S.

BC Forest Safety Council, Canfor and New Gold Inc. partner to make resource roads safer.

VANDERHOOF, BC— July 19, 2012 — BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) reps Rachel Derrick and Rick Walters met with Steve Nevidon from Canfor and Bob Geddes representing New Gold at 18.5km on the Kluskus Forest Service Road (junction with the Kenney Dam Rd) on Thursday July 19th to erect a Resource Road User Safety kiosk.

Research into musculoskeletal injuries in the tree planting profession.

The WSCA in collaboration with the human factors team at WorkSafeBC and their associates from ‘Action Learning Systems’ in Boston, Massachusetts are conducting preliminary research into musculoskeletal injuries in the tree planting profession.

WorkSafeBC issues first round of COR incentive payments in May

Please be advised that WorkSafeBC issued the first round of Certificate of Recognition (COR) incentive payments in mid-May to companies who met all the eligibility criteria for COR 2011.

Get ready for exciting changes coming to SAFE Companies!

Throughout the end of 2011 and early 2012, industry was calling for changes to the SAFE Companies Program. We listened. We believe those looking for changes will be pleased. Here are the highlights:

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Improving transportation safety in forest operations

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