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Safety Spotlight

combustible wood dust resources

Combustible Wood Dust

Inspections and industry resources

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Head and upper body injured when faller struck by tree
  • Spine fractured when worker struck by collapsing wall
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Non-worker died when struck by tree
  • Ranch worker died when struck by charging cow
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

safety conference

Vancouver Island Safety Conference
October 4, 2014

The conference explores safety leadership, will expand on last year's personal health topics, and address how woodlands and wood products manufacturing operations can lead the way to a healthy future.

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.

Sawmills - Inspections & Industry Resources

The tragic explosions and fires in two B.C. sawmills have caused significant concerns for this industry. WorkSafeBC will continue to provide updates and information regarding orders and inspections, investigations, and industry resources.

Archive

Archive

Archive of What's New for Wood Products Manufacturing