May 2020 Monthly Safety Alert – Wildfire Hazards: Phase Congestion

Wildfire Hazards: Phase Congestion

Both forestry workers and fire crews responding to wildfires will be exposed to risks and hazards that exist in a wildfire environment including “phase congestion”.

Phase congestion is when different types of work occurring simultaneously in a single worksite become bunched up, overcrowded or jammed (i.e. congested) compromising the safe and efficient operation of the work being performed.

This Safety Alert will provide crucial information to help understand and plan effectively to reduce the risk of phase congestion – May 2020 Safety Alert

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