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BC Forest Safety Council

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Get a Membership with the BC Forest Safety Council

Owners/Operators – apply to become a member of the BC Forest Safety Council. The British Columbia Forest Safety Council (the Council) was created by the forestry industry in September 2004 as a not-for-profit society dedicated to promoting forest safety. Through the efforts of industry, solid progress in reducing serious injuries and fatalities has been made … Continue reading »

Tree Faller Fatality – Safety Alert – 2012-09-13 – Port Alice, Vancouver Island

Safety Alert Type: Manual Harvesting/Bucking Location: Northwest of Port Alice, Vancouver Island Date of Incident: 2012-09-13 Company Name: BC Forest Safety Council Details of Incident: It is with great sadness that the BC Forest Safety Council notifies the forestry community of our eighth fatality in 2012. This is the fourth faller fatality of the year. … Continue reading »

BC Forest Safety Council, Canfor and New Gold Inc. partner to make resource roads safer

BC Forest Safety Council (BCFSC) reps Rachel Derrick and Rick Walters met with Steve Nevidon from Canfor and Bob Geddes representing New Gold at 18.5km on the Kluskus Forest Service Road (junction with the Kenney Dam Rd) on Thursday July 19th to erect a Resource Road User Safety kiosk. The target audience of this sign … Continue reading »

Resource Road User Safety Guide courtesy of BC Forest Safety Council

The BC Forest Safety Council has updated the Resource Road User Safety Guide that is intended for recreational users or industrial traffic unfamiliar with travelling on resource roads (e.g. delivery vehicles, mining, land surveying, etc.). This guide lets readers know what to expect on resource roads and some things travelers should do to ensure a … Continue reading »

BC Forest Safety Council Refresher Training for Small Employers (SEBASE/ISEBASE)

When your company registered for SAFE Companies, either you or an employee of your company attended the Small Employer Occupational Health & Safety Training (SEOHS) 2-day training course. This training made the person who took the course the company’s internal ‘auditor’. The WorkSafeBC Certificate of Recognition program requires auditors to complete seven (7) hours of … Continue reading »

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