Safety Alerts

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  • MAG Safety Alert – Serious Near Miss-Piece of Edger Saw Ejected

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/09/17

    Serious Near Miss-Piece of Edger Saw Ejected A slab was caught between the guard and saw of the saw edger. While the edger shifted the saws to the next set;… Read More

  • Industry Alert – Recreational Resource Road Users Caution

    Alert Type: Industry Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/09/16

    Hunters and “Corona” Campers Need to Use Caution and Planning When Travelling on Resource Roads Resource roads are not built to the same standard as highways and might not have… Read More

  • MAG Safety Alert – Self-Tapping Screws/Cable Tray

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/09/10

    Self-Tapping Screws/Cable Tray A sign in a MCC room had been attached to a cable tray using self tapping screws. This cable tray houses 600 VAC power cables, the self… Read More

  • MAG Safety Alert – Serious Near Miss – Rail Car Door Fell Off

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/09/03

    Serious Near Miss – Rail Car Door Fell Off A rail car door was opened by the warehouse operator who was following the safe work procedure and using the lift… Read More

  • September 2020 Monthly Safety Alert – “See Something, Say Something”

    Alert Type: Monthly Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Date: 2020/09/01

    “See Something, Say Something” This alert looks at some of the reasons why we don’t always speak up when we identify safety concerns. The adage of “If you see something,… Read More

  • TAG Safety Alert – Cinch Loosens and Hits Pick-up Truck

    Alert Type: CHAG/TAG Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/08/31

    A log truck with a load of pulp on a mill-to-mill transfer hit a large bump on a bridge approach on the highway and the cam over chain cinch came… Read More

  • MAG Safety Alert – Loader Operator Near Miss

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/08/27

    Loader Operator Near Miss A Merchandizer Operator was attempting to fix a cross up on the Re-Entry Step Feeder. They turned on the Blue Notification Light to notify the Loader… Read More

  • MAG Safety Alert – Lockout Violation – Crossing Guardrails

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/08/20

    Lockout Violation – Crossing Guardrails While attempting to troubleshoot an issue with Planer Stacker Hoist, a Shift Millwright stepped through a guardrail and into a lockout area in order to… Read More

  • TAG Safety Alert – Rollover on Forest Service Road

    Alert Type: CHAG/TAG Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/08/13

    The shoulder of the road gave way when a loaded log truck moved over to make room for a non-radio controlled motorcyclist he met on aForest Service Road. TAG Safety… Read More

  • MAG Safety Alert – Log Truck Rolled into Highway

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/08/13

    Log Truck Rolled into Highway The driver of a log truck was preparing to load his trailer at the trailer hoist. When the driver exited his truck they forgot to… Read More