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2015 National Forest Week

Listen to our September 20-26 radio placement (two stations) to pay tribute to forestry workers and to thank and support wildfire fire fighting teams, reminding the public to not toss cigarette butts: MP3

2014 National Forest WeekNational Forest Week Poster for printing  (pdf)

2015-07-24 & 2015-07-27- Faller, Grapple Skidder Operator

Fatality Alerts

2015-07-11 - Faller, Mechanic

Fatality Alert

2015-07-05 - Faller (Wildfire)

Fatality Alert

On July 5th while falling a tree, a manual tree faller was struck by a second tree and fatally injured. He was working for the BC Wildfire Service near Sechelt.

June 2015 - Log Loading Safety

Bill was considered a professional driver and worked with the loader operator to build a safe load for every trip. He let the loader operator know about any log that wasn’t sitting properly in the bunks or a log that looked unstable when he was crowning the load. Bill knew that logs coming off the top of loads had seriously injured drivers in the past.
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