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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.

Guidelines for Fire Suppression Systems and Fire Fighting Hand Tools for British Columbia

This guideline provides information on industrial activities that are high or low risk, and on appropriate types and quantities of tools and fire suppression systems to be available during industrial activities. This is intended to apply to crews working within 300m of forest or grassland as required by the Wildfire Act and Regulation.

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.

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.

Plates Program Goes Online to Increase Road Safety

PRINCE GEORGE – A new online tool will improve road safety by making it easier to identify and report unsafe driving of forestry vehicles and logging trucks, Forests and Range Minister Pat Bell announced today.

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