Safety Alerts

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  • MAG Safety Alert – Serious Incident -Tall Oil Sump Grating

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/10/01

    Serious Incident -Tall Oil Sump Grating A worker was preparing to lockout a piece of equipment and was standing on some oil sump grating. The grating fell away causing the… Read More

  • MAG Safety Alert – Fall from Elevation – Hot Work

    Alert Type: MAG Safety Alert
    Company: BC Forest Safety Council
    Location: British Columbia
    Date: 2020/09/24

    Fall from Elevation – Hot Work A contractor was welding on some head rig infeed jump chains. A fire developed underneath the infeed chains. MAG Safety Alert – Fall from… Read More

  • TAG Safety Alert -Winch Assist Buncher Flops Over on Rock Bluff

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

    A buncher was hooked up to winch assist machine and the operator was bunching his way down the cutblock. The area had some very steep ground and rock bluffs (70%+… Read More

  • 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