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Latest News Releases

West Fraser’s Kerry Douglas, of Quesnel & Campbell River’s Ed Wilcock, E&B Helicopters, receive 2017 safety awards

NANAIMO, BC – The BC Forest Safety Council is pleased to announce the 2017 Safety Award Winners for lifetime achievement in safety.

Ombudsman reports serious gaps in access to helicopter emergency transport for rural workers

Calls on BC government to review current legislation and guarantee equal access for all BC residents

2016-09-08: Updated fatality and rollover stats for forestry in BC

Nanaimo, BC, September 8, 2016 – The following information is being provided as an update to industry on its current and past safety performance.

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