List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Serious Incident: Headrig bandsaw strikes metal in cedar logWestern Forest Products Inc.
Disconnected glad hand reduces logging truck braking power Rod & Doug Webber Logging Ltd.
Slip and fall leaves log truck driver injured and sidelinedPat Lawrence Contracting Ltd.
Large diameter retention trees can pose a hazard near roadsMacLeod Forest Services Ltd.
Bear dens should be approached very carefully!Nikmar Forest Services Ltd.
Close Call: Runaway buckskin log hidden by fogReitmeier Logging
Winter truck driving safety: A timely message from Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.Gorman Bros. Lumber Ltd.
Keep both hands on the ‘wheel’ when driving ATV’sMatrix Research Ltd.
Hazard Alert: Check logs for incomplete bucking cutsIsland Timberlands
Extreme Weather Conditions - Log Truck Flop-overWeyerhaeuser - Princeton Timberlands
Serious Incident/Close Call: Overhead Hoist FailureALJAQ Contracting
Close Call: Use extra caution when bucking limbs and wear appropriate PPEGorman Bros.
Serious Incident: Rigging flies back up, strikes workerBear Lake Logging Co. Ltd.
Safety Alert - Fatality - 2011-11-17 - Summary of 4 Forestry related fatalities since September 2011BC Forest Safety Council Fatality Alert
Tight turn-around spot results in collisionStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
A little snow on the ground sends lowbed off roadStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Fatigue in the woods can lead to slips, trips & fallsM.C. Wright & Associates Ltd.
Serious Incident: Inspect wheel nuts often!M.C.Wright and Associates Ltd.
Close Call: Resource road users near Quesnel should take note of a dangerous curveVal-J Holdings
Log trailer bolster bolts: Inspect regularly for this hidden hazardSpruce Valley Contracting
Skidder operators should unlock their second door Spruce Valley Contracting
October 2011 - Overhead HazardsBC Forest Safety Council
Speeding log truck driver charged by policeRW Log Transport (608315 B.C. Ltd.)
Wasp nests and ear bud headphones don’t mix!Timberline Reforestation (2004) Ltd.
Ungrounded fuel pump causes serious injuriesRW Log Transport
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