List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Extreme Weather Conditions - Log Truck Flop-overWeyerhaeuser - Princeton Timberlands
Serious Incident/Close Call: Overhead Hoist FailureALJAQ Contracting
Close Call: Use extra caution when bucking limbs and wear appropriate PPEGorman Bros.
Serious Incident: Rigging flies back up, strikes workerBear Lake Logging Co. Ltd.
Safety Alert - Fatality - 2011-11-17 - Summary of 4 Forestry related fatalities since September 2011BC Forest Safety Council Fatality Alert
Tight turn-around spot results in collisionStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
A little snow on the ground sends lowbed off roadStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Fatigue in the woods can lead to slips, trips & fallsM.C. Wright & Associates Ltd.
Serious Incident: Inspect wheel nuts often!M.C.Wright and Associates Ltd.
Close Call: Resource road users near Quesnel should take note of a dangerous curveVal-J Holdings
Log trailer bolster bolts: Inspect regularly for this hidden hazardSpruce Valley Contracting
Skidder operators should unlock their second door Spruce Valley Contracting
October 2011 - Overhead HazardsBC Forest Safety Council
Speeding log truck driver charged by policeRW Log Transport (608315 B.C. Ltd.)
Wasp nests and ear bud headphones don’t mix!Timberline Reforestation (2004) Ltd.
Ungrounded fuel pump causes serious injuriesRW Log Transport
Truck driver slips on wet step on cabRW Log Transport
Lack of situational awareness creates a close call between log loader and log truckStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Forest technician encounters a cougarAtlas Information Management
Close Call: Air bag bursts on log truck suspensionExeter Contracting Ltd.
Hazard Alert: Diesel Exhaust FluidStones Bay Holdings Ltd., Fort St. James
Seized brake causes tire to catch fire and explodeWestern Forest Products Inc.
Snowshoes are an essential tool when working in snowpackHedberg & Associates Consulting Ltd.
Choose parking spots carefully in the woods!Stones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Exiting log truck leads to ankle injury for the driverStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
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