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March 2023 Monthly Safety Alert – Maintenance Safety
Spring break-up is typically a time for maintenance and repairs. Whether it’s maintaining a bridge, log truck or fire pump, there are some essential practices that will help keep you… Read More
MAG Safety Alert – Sawmill Fire in a Barker
Safety Alert During scheduled maintenance on the Barker, a millwright noticed the feed-rolls on set #2 needed to be fixed. During the inspection, it was also noticed the kidney plates… Read More
Driver Distraction Sends Logging Truck Over Embankment
A log truck driver escaped unharmed after his vehicle left the roadway. Learn more in this industry submitted alert.
MAG – Safety Alert – High Carbon Monoxide Readings
Safety Alert Workers reported to the weekend maintenance supervisor about an abnormal melting / burning smell in the sawmill. The supervisor retrieved a Ventis MX4 detector used for confined space… Read More
Hydraulic Hose Failure Leads to Cut Tether Chain
While bunching using winch assist, the hydraulic hose for the boom burst, causing the boom to drop suddenly. Learn more in this submitted alert.
MAG – Safety Alert – Hydraulic Fluid Hazard
Safety Alert Anyone working on or around pressurized fluid systems are at risk of being exposed to hydraulic fluid hazards. Preventive measures and precautions must be taken as exposure to… Read More
Faulty Radio Leads To Close Call With Loaded Log Truck
Using a faulty handheld radio during resource road travel leads to close call with a loaded log truck. Learn more in this industry submitted alert.
February 2023 Monthly Safety Alert – Planning for Emergencies
Emergency Response Planning means preparing yourself with the right information, training and equipment to respond safely and efficiently if an injury or other unexpected event occurs. Read more
MAG – Safety Alert – Finger Tip Amputation
Safety Alert A barker operator called to have a barker tool arm inspected. Millwrights were assigned to the task and locked it out. The operator tested the lock out which… Read More
Hazards of Snowshoeing in Steep Terrain
An attempt to snowshoe up a steep slope resulted in a slide and fall injury. Learn more in this industry-submitted alert.