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Prevention Line

Toll-free within Canada:
1 888 621-SAFE (7233)
Fax: 604 276-3247

Welcome to the Safety at Work centre for the forestry industry, your online resource to help prevent accidents and injuries. We welcome your .

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Recent Incidents

  • Worker's arm fractured by brake press
  • Driver broke ankle jumping from runaway truck
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Fatalities

  • Operator fatally injured jumping off excavator
  • Young worker died when load of logs crushed cab
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Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week, May 3 to 9, 2015

Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before.

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Faller certification

The current application form can be downloaded from the B.C. Faller Training Standard & Certification website.

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Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS

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Archive

Archive of What's New for Forestry