List of Industry Submitted Safety Alerts

Trip Cable Bell: update to a previous hazard alert posted on March 3, 2015Interfor
Improperly loaded machine on lowbed results in collision with pickup truck on resource roadCanfor
Snowshoes can be a tripping hazard - especially when snow levels are lowCanfor
Quick reaction saves pickup driver from likely head-on collision with transport truckLong Line Enterprises Ltd.
July 2014 - Radio Communication ChangesBCFSC
Hidden ice on snowy resource road leaves crew & truck stranded as windstorm topples treesSkeetchestn Natural Resources Corporation
HAZARD ALERT - Log trailer cable bells need close inspectionInterfor Corporation
Soft road conditions make for difficult steeringInterfor Corporation (Interior Division)
Wildlife attracted to resource roads in winter conditions – be prepared!Interfor Corporation (Interior Division)
Serious Incident: Predatory Grizzly EncounterZanzibar Holdings Ltd.
Equipment operator misses handrail, falls to ground from ladder on his machineR & A Logging Ltd.
Skidder operator suffers concussion, whiplashInterfor Corporation (Adams Lake Division)
Serious Near Miss: Decked logs collapse and slide down hillCANFOR Forest Management Group
DANGER: Winter conditions on BC’s highwaysStamer Logging Ltd.
January 2015 - Speed and Driving For ConditionsBC Forest Safety Council
Worker in medical distress should seek assistance instead of driving to hospitalNewco Logging
2014 SummaryBC Forest Safety Council
Snowmobiles in near miss with crew truckWestforest Consulting Ltd.
Serious Incident: Processor head feeds tree into cab, breaking trainee operator’s leg Newland Enterprises Ltd.
Grader slides, then rolls over while snow clearing on Forest Service RoadDownie Timber Ltd. (Woodlands Division)
Feller-Buncher operator accidently cuts into old cable; Piece is launched, embedding in Lexan window of cabAntler Creek Logging Ltd.
Series of near misses at log trailer reloadGriffon Safety Solutions Ltd.
Serious Incident: Fill slope failure topples excavator on road building jobBrinkman Forest Ltd. / Coast Tsimshian Resources
Slip from skidder tire results in lost-time injury; reminder of importance of 3-point contactVal-J Holdings Ltd.
October 2014 - Winch SafetyBCFSC
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