Phase Congestion was identified by industry as a safety concern in 2013. The term “phase congestion” means a situation where different logging phases – such as planning, falling, road construction, production or blasting, etc. -- become bunched up or congested, with an increased risk of negatively affecting the productivity and safety of each phase, putting workers at higher risk of an upset or incident. read more »
The BC government, ICBC and police have launched a distracted driving campaign with new advertising and increased police enforcement this month (September 2014).
On average, 88 people are killed each year in BC due to driver distractions, the second leading cause of car crash fatalities in BC.
A text or call is not worth risking your life over, or causing the death of someone else. Leave the phone alone!
See this WorkSafeBC video: “Prevent Distracted Driving on the Job”: http://www2.worksafebc.com/Publications/Multimedia/Videos.asp?ReportID=35133&_ga=1.65051054.1033433124.1395079526 read more »
Here is a summary of the 2014 Vancouver Island Safety Conference, held October 4, 2014 in Nanaimo. Included in the summary are links to the BC Forest Safety Council’s YouTube Channel and direct links to the key note presentation videos. read more »