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Forest Safety News

Forest Safety News – Volume 3, Issue 3 – June 2016

Forest Safety News gives subscribers the latest industry safety information as well as safety related news from government and WorkSafeBC.  read more »

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Most Recent Industry Safety Alerts

Log pushed into cab emphasizes the importance of completing a tug test

Location: 
Mesachie Lake (south Vancouver Island)
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

After being loaded, a logging truck proceeded downhill.

Inspection of log truck reveals broken frame

Location: 
Campbell River Forest District
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

The driver of a self-loading log truck reported to the shop that he noticed his truck was handling differently.

Log truck driver loses trailer brakes on 23% grade, crashes truck into ditch

Location: 
TFL 39 (Vancouver Island)
Details of Incident / Close Call: 

A loaded logging truck was travelling down an 18-24% grade section of the spur road in first gear when the driver felt the load pushing.

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