New Releases (Other Organizations)

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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:  read more »

Special Avalanche Bulletin

"The CAC has issued the third special public avalanche warning in four weeks. The warning area includes all the mountains of interior BC—from Mackenzie and Chetwynd south to the US boundary, and west of the Alberta border to Pemberton and Hope. Very large, very destructive avalanches have occurred in the last few days.  read more »

Pencils and Pine Combine in Forest Professionals’ Annual Art Competition for Kids

Vancouver, BC (September 17, 2009) – The Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP), Truck Loggers Association (TLA) and the BC Forest Safety Council are holding an art competition from September 21 to October 9, 2009 to celebrate National Forest Week. The art competition is open to kids aged 4 to 12 ─ parents can submit their own kids’ artwork or teachers can enter their entire class’ work.  read more »

Faller Serious Injury and Fatality Review 2009 Released by WorkSafeBC

This report sets out recommendations of the WorkSafeBC internal faller serious injury and fatalities task team (“the group”), which reviewed and analyzed reports of 32 serious injury and fatal incidents that occurred from 2000 to 2008.  read more »

Day of Mourning

WE INVITE YOU TO ATTEND

The Day of Mourning was initiated by the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984. Canada was the first country to recognize the day formally and today, 25 years later, the Day of Mourning is observed throughout the world.  read more »

New Funding Agreement Promotes Forest Safety

VICTORIA – The Western Silviculture Contractors’ Association (WSCA) will receive $500,000 for the delivery of four safety programs designed specifically for the silviculture industry, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell and Community Development Minister Kevin Krueger announced today.  read more »

Radar Guns to Monitor All Forest Service Roads

POWELL RIVER – Radar guns will now be used to monitor and enforce safety on all provincial Forest Service Roads, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.  read more »

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