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Two forestry safety leaders receive special awards from the BC Forest Safety Council

Nanaimo, B.C. October 8, 2013 – In recognition of their outstanding contributions to furthering safety, two BC forestry leaders received awards from the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) this past weekend.

BC Forest Safety Council launches walking challenge to help improve health of log haulers

PRINCE GEORGE & NANAIMO, September 30, 2013 – The BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) is rolling out a new health and wellness program focused on increasing the physical activity levels and overall health of log truck drivers in BC. 

Canada’s National Forest Week, September 22-28, 2013

With a focus on the “Greenest” workforce this year, Canada’s National Forest Week serves to remind all Canadians of the importance of our forests – from employment opportunities and economic well-being through to clean air, sustainable communities, and unparalleled recreation and enjoyment opportunities.

Celebrate Canada’s National Trucking Week (September 1 – 7, 2013) with 10 safety tips for drivers on BC's resource roads

NANAIMO & PRINCE GEORGE, September 4, 2013 – In celebration of Canada’s National Trucking Week, the BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) is pleased to salute BC’s many log hauling professionals and acknowledge their continuing work to ensure the safety of all road users. Drive well and stay safe!

Tips for driving on resource roads:

Safety Alert - Fatality - 2013-08-26 - Faller

Harvesting Incident
Date of Occurence: 
Cowichan Lake - Vancouver Island
Type of Injury: 

On August 26, 2013 a faller was fatally injured when he was struck by an object while working near Lake Cowichan on Vancouver Island. WorkSafeBC and the Coroners Service are investigating this incident.

The Council will provide more information as it is released.

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