How We Help

BCFSC helps foster the wood pellet industry's commitment to safety by working closely with industry experts and supporting the Wood Pellet Association of Canada's (WPAC) Safety Committee. We help raise safety performance standards to the highest level and ensure companies are well-equipped with the latest information, tools and resources to implement and manage effective health and safety plans and best safety practices to keep workers safe.

WorkSafeBC Classification Unit:

We service the following WorkSafeBC Classification Unit for this sector:

HV       714019       Pressed Board Manufacture (Wood Pellets and MDF)

Click here to access the BCFSC Pellets and Pressed Wood Fact Sheet featuring CU time-loss claims and injury management trends.

SAFE Certification
Why Become SAFE?

Being SAFE is good business. SAFE Certified organizations perform better. They are reliable, predictable and efficient. By having a safety management system in place, incidents and injuries are reduced, and companies improve their reliability, quality and competitiveness.


Lower WorkSafeBC premiums due to lowered compensation costs.

A safer, healthier workplace with less risk of workplace injury.

Certification provides the prequalification required to bid on BC forestry work.

SAFE training courses are specific to forestry and worker safety.

How to Get Certified

STEP 1: Register

Register for SAFE

STEP 2: Train or Hire an External Auditor

Training & Courses

STEP 3: Complete a Certification Audit

Completing an Audit

STEP 4: Maintain SAFE Certification

Maintaining Certification


Latest Safety Initiative: Fibre Pile Management