List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Snow and ice on road sends lowbed truck slidingAndy Meints Contracting Ltd.
Communications between operators and maintenance staff crucial to avoiding accidents and injuriesYoung’s Mills (1980) Ltd.
Swampers: They can reduce hazards of working alone and prove valuable for training / assessing potential new operatorsL&B Myers Contracting Ltd.
Wagner loses wheel assembly while moving log bundlesIsland Timberlands
January 2013 - Snowmobile SafetyBCFSC
Worker suffers metal shard embedded in his face: Review PPE and expect the unexpectedStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Satellite phone won’t connect to 911 in remote areaCridland Logging Ltd.
Log truck driver falls asleep at the wheel, leaves roadTsi Del Del Enterprises Limited
Log truck and Car collide on non-paved public roadKatchmar Construction (1997) Ltd.
First Aid Skills and Emergency Procedures Need Practice!Ken Hardy Contracting
Truck incident in log yard: Good habits reduce injury Ken Hardy Contracting
2013-01-07 Vehicle Collision, East of Prince RupertBC Forest Safety Council
Snow drift blocks road, trapping forestry workerGorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Icy road condition causes pickup to slide, rollJoe Augustine Contracting Ltd.
Forestry-operated quarries and gravel pits should be secured from public trespassingBC Government - Ministry of Energy, Mines and Natural Gas
Deep slush “throws” log truck off the roadMacLeod Forest Services Ltd.
Heavy, repetitive lifting results in severe back painLouisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd.
Worker's hand pinned between bridge log and excavator bucketNootka Sound Timber Co. Ltd.
Powerline at dryland sort struck during equipment moveWestern Forest Products Inc.
Close Call: Contract buckerman pinched between logsWestern Forest Products Inc.
Close Call: Horseplay creates an overhead hazard Interfor (Adams Lake Lumber Division)
Unprepared for winter conditions on resource roadsInterfor - Grand Forks Division
Two-way radio contact can change throughout the day!Schiller Contracting Ltd.
Hazard Alert: Log truck’s air brakes freeze upExeter Contracting Ltd.
Log truck tips onto side as road edge blends into ditchAndy Meints Contracting Ltd.
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