The Council has been made aware of some forged SAFE Company certificates. The RCMP has been notified and is currently investigating.
All SAFE certified companies receive their certificate directly from the BC Forest Safety Council and their status can be viewed on our website. If you are unsure if your certificate is valid, there are a couple of options.
To check whether a company is SAFE certified or to determine if they have maintained their SAFE certification:
If you have any concerns or questions, please contact the Council office.
Here is an example of a forged certificate. Take a moment to view the authentic certificate below that is markedly different. The most obvious flaws have been identified in red to highlight mistakes in the forgery.