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 »
All licensees, operators, foresters, hoe operators, safety officers and others are invited to join the Western Silvicultural Contractors Association (WSCA) on Friday, April 17 at 9 AM PST toll-free 1-866-613-5223, access code 7647151# to learn more about how to improve worker safety while also improving the quality and productivity of tree planting. read more »
From March 2-6, all employers and workers are asked to create awareness around road safety at work.
On average in BC each year, 23 workers die in work-related motor vehicle incidents and more than 1,200 are injured.
Distracted driving is a key factor. The BC Forest Safety Council co-sponsored this radio ad across the province to help spread the safety message.
Because on the road, the smartest phone is off!
Increase driver accountability
on forest roads! Click for more
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