List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Broken Log Penetrates Pickup’s WindshieldBC Forest Safety Council - Prince George office
August 2011 - Cable Yarder tip overBC Forest Safety Council
Broken tie-rod end causes pickup truck to enter ditchWestern Forest Products Inc.
Radio communications must be confirmed between equipment operatorsDan-O Contracting Ltd.
Close Call: Logging truck drops short log on passing pick-upC & C Wood Products
Jillpoke opens machine door and strikes operatorRoga Contracting Ltd.
Driving on Forest Service Roads: Expect the unexpected!Stones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Close Call: Wind event topples treesWindfirm Resources Inc.
Inspect heli-pads regularly and thoroughly to ensure their strengthAdept Vegetation Management Inc.
Equipment operators should have their feet on the ground when talking with each otherLo-Bar Log Transport Ltd.
Jackpot releases hazardous snag on tree fallerChatter Creek Holdings Ltd.
Beware of collapsing bush roads in SpringtimeGorman Bros Lumber Ltd.
Close Call: Block the wheels before changing a flat tire!Gemini Services Ltd.
Don't reach for objects while the truck is moving - Pull over first!Tom Neufeld Trucking Ltd.
May 2011 - Bears: Our Unpredictable Co-Workers in the BushBC Forest Safety Council
Safety Alert - FATALITY - Faller struck while bucking windfallIsland Pacific Logging
Field crew startled by charging bear on the run from hunting dogsSebben Forestry
Inspection and maintenance needed to uncover failed weld on truckStones Bay Holdings Ltd.
Snagged cinch line on log load results in cedar striking driverRoga Contracting Ltd.
Close Call: Black bear charges, frightens forestry crewSebben Forestry
Excavator slides off sub-grade, saturated soil suspected causeGoodspeed Roadworks Ltd.
Protect your vision! Co-worker receives welding flash injuryMcCabe Holdings Ltd.
Close Call: Slash burn creates hidden danger on resource roadNootka Reforestation Ltd.
Close Call: Keep manual hubs locked on snowy and steep roadsNootka Reforestation
Close Call/Serious Incident - Keep aware of other traffic on resource roadsDavid and Doerksen Contracting Ltd.
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