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VISC 2016 - 11th Annual Vancouver Island Safety Conference

Vancouver Island Conference Centre
Saturday, October 1, 2016

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Safety Alert - Fatality - 2016-08-08 - Log Truck Driver

On August 8th, the driver of a loaded log truck was seriously injured when his truck went off a resource road in the Mackenzie area.  read more »

Safety Alert - Fatality - 2016-08-09 - Log Truck Worker

On August 9th, the owner of a log hauling company was fatally injured while working around his shop in the Prince George area.  read more »

Reminder, effective April 1, 2017: MFLNRO requires all contractors to be SAFE Certified to bid

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations (MFLNRO) will expand its requirement for contractors to be SAFE Certified.  read more »

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Most Recent Industry Safety Alerts

Grader operators need to keep the doors closed on their machine

British Columbia
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During the hot summer weather it is very important to ensure your grader’s air-conditioning unit is working.

Driver Fatigue: A serious hazard!

British Columbia
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Driver fatigue played a role in two separate incidents involving an empty logging truck and a loaded logging truck.

New weigh scale safety procedures aim to protect workers

Grand Forks, BC
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A log truck driver left the scales without following correct procedures, putting a Weighmaster at risk. Drivers must not get in their cabs when a worker is on the scales.

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