List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Backcountry workers should be aware: Unusual snowpack conditions create potential for risk of avalanchesBC Forest Safety Council / WorkSafeBC
Charging batteries can be explosiveKineshanko Logging Ltd.
New Zealand Close Call: Tethered felling machine roll overForest Owners Association of New Zealand
ATV winch cable snaps, improper spooling blamedCANFOR
Going too fast, checking GPS on the fly leads to ATV crashCANFOR
Trailer reach breaks, loaded log truck crashes on Forest Service RoadCANFOR
Logging Trailer - Broken pole trailer reach leads to tip overINTERFOR
Changing a flat tire is easier with a wire brush and some woodCANFOR
NEAR MISS: Log Truck and School Bus SafetyBC Forest Safety Council
Winter Operations: Poor conditions, late start emphasize importance of driver diligenceBC Forest Safety Council
Resource Road Radio Channels BulletinBC Forest Safety Council
Chain shot incident injures operatorKDL Group (K & D Logging)
Large stick grabbed by skidder’s tire chains, startles operator by entering cabDNT Contracting Ltd.
Good Samaritan Stabbed at Crash SceneMount Sicker Lumber Company
Feller-Buncher comes within 5 feet of unmarked rock cliffCANFOR
Gloves are PPE so choose the right ones for the jobCANFOR
Towing a vehicle from a ditch: Beware of potential hazardsCANFOR
WorkSafe Bulletin - Noise Levels: How loud is it?WorkSafeBC
Log Hauling Shut Down ProceduresINTERFOR (Adams Lake Division)
CLOSE CALL: Worker slips, falls down bluffRanger Forest Services Ltd.
Reminder that vehicles need to be “winter ready” as of October 1stGovernment of B.C. - Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure
Close calls emphasize the importance of proper radio and hauling proceduresKDL Group
Lunch Break Fires: Be sure to properly and fully extinguish them!Columbia Extreme Contracting Ltd
HAZARD ALERT: Diesel trucks, fuel tank vent systems, refuelling and the risk of flash firesWorkSafeBC
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