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Cab-tilt failures on log loaders
The cab-tilt feature on log loaders experienced failures on multiple occasions. Learn more here.
October 2022 Monthly Safety Alert – Health and Wellness
The health part of “health and safety” can often be overlooked. However, prioritizing health is critical to help forestry workers keep injury and illness free. Read more.
TAG Safety Alert – Broken Lift Strap
Broken Lift Strap The incident occurred at the trailer hoist while the truck driver was loading a quad trailer. The driver hooked the lift hook to the lift strap and… Read More
MAG – Safety Alert – Planer Incident/Kinetic Energy
Safety Alert The planer machine was running 1×3 on the afternoon shift, at approximately 9 pm the planer jammed up. The Feeder went to the planer control room and shut… Read More
Firefighters out of position during planned ignition
A gap in communication left a fire crew unaware of the plan during a wildfire near Invermere, BC. Learn more in this submitted industry alert.
Mental Health Awareness Week
It’s Mental Health Awareness Week. Mental health is much more than mental illness. It’s important to take preventative steps to keep your mind healthy. If you or someone… Read More
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 30, 2022, marks the annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation; a day enacted to remember and honour the lives lost, the Survivors and those forever impacted by… Read More
September 2022 Monthly Safety Alert – Log Yard Safety
Log storage and sort yards are common forestry worksites with unique hazards. Read more
MAG Safety Alert – Fall from Elevation – Hot Work
Safety Alert A contractor was welding some head rig in-feed jump chains when a fire started underneath the in-feed chains. The assigned fire watcher and welder were unable to extinguish… Read More
TAG Safety Alert – Rock Truck Brake Failure
Rock Truck Brake Failure An articulated rock truck was hauling down a sustained 10% grade when the engine retarder failed. The driver applied the foot brake and park brake in… Read More