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2016-09-11- Faller

Fatality Alert

On September 11th, a faller was fatally injured when the snag he was falling broke up and struck him. The incident occurred in an area west of Campbell River.  read more »

The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Falling Program Manager, Glenn Hestnes

Nanaimo, BC, September 9, 2016 - The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the appointment of the new Falling Program Manager, Glenn Hestnes Nanaimo, BC, September 9, 2016 –  read more »

2016-09-08: Updated fatality and rollover stats for forestry in BC

Nanaimo, BC, September 8, 2016 – The following information is being provided as an update to industry on its current and past safety performance.  read more »

2016-09-02 - Log Truck Driver

Fatality Alert

On September 2nd, the driver of a loaded log truck was fatally injured when his truck went off a resource road and over a steep embankment in the Fernie area.  read more »

September 2016 - Working Safely Around Power Lines

Alert of the Month

On February 26th, 2016, a worker was fatally injured when a super snorkel that was being moved on a lowbed came into contact with a power line.  read more »

Safety information for hunting and fishing enthusiasts using resource roads

Nanaimo and Prince George, August 31, 2016 – Hunting season starts in September so it’s a good time for anyone who is going to be out in the woods this season to consid  read more »

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