Industry Alert – Fatal Leg Injury

Fatal Leg Injury While Working Alone in isolation

The following information is derived from a Coroner’s Report of an incident that occurred in BC in the Spring of 2019.

This tragic incident did not occur in a forestry operation, but it did occur in a forested setting while working alone / in isolation. It can serve as a reminder of the importance of safety in general and specifically, hazard awareness / site assessment; PPE; working alone procedures (check in, location / travel details).

This safety alert provides an overview of the incident and considerations for working alone – Industry Alert:Fatal Leg Injury While Working Alone


For more information, contact alerts@bcforestsafe.org