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Some planning and falling considerations for narrow falling corridors, presented by the SAFER Council. more »

Jan 5, 2016 9:10 AM Video Gallery

This video helps workers understand the challenges of emergency response in forestry operations. It also reminds employers that they must minimize harm to workers by adjusting their emergency plan for each worksite and practicing it regularly. more »

Nov 19, 2015 9:32 AM Video Gallery

The BC Forest Industry organized and sponsored a safety conference that was held in Prince George on May 30, 2015. Karen Bowman and Tim Baillie from Drop It And Drive did a presentation on the dangers of distraction. This video is a shortened and edi more »

Jul 29, 2015 12:00 AM Video Gallery

Spring break-up is fast approaching. Most of us are very familiar with the oldies song, “Breakin’ Up Is Hard To Do” by Neil Sedaka. more »

Jul 7, 2015 10:28 AM Guest Columns

From a design standpoint, Allied Blower & Sheet Metal Ltd. (“Allied”) was quite excited to work on the Lakeland project more »

May 6, 2015 12:00 AM Features

Spring break-up is fast approaching. Most of us are very familiar with the oldies song, “Breakin’ Up Is Hard To Do” by Neil Sedaka. more »

Mar 9, 2015 12:00 AM Guest Columns

Most of us have wonderful memories of Christmas seasons past. Some, however, have had painful experiences around this time of year. more »

Dec 16, 2014 12:00 AM Guest Columns

Vince Lombardi is often given credit for stating, “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” more »

Nov 25, 2014 12:00 AM Guest Columns

First, let’s address something I am asked quite frequently about “felling” trees. more »

Nov 3, 2014 12:00 AM Guest Columns

The American Transportation Research Institute has released results of a study, substantiating that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance – Safety – Accountability program (CSA) produces dramatically different profile scores . more »

Sep 11, 2014 12:00 AM News

Madison - Governor Scott Walker today gave approval to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) to provide Disaster Damage Aids to help pay for repairs to local and county roads that were damaged after major storms. more »

Jul 8, 2014 12:00 AM News

Explosion suppression, spark detection and extinguishing technology help stave off dust explosions at biomass power plants. more »

Jun 23, 2014 12:00 AM Features

Due to increasing fire danger, the Coconino and Kaibab National Forests will implement Stage II fire restrictions effective Friday (5/30) at 8 a.m. more »

May 28, 2014 12:00 AM News

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) structures can still retain their integrity even in construction site fires because of the material’s limited charring rate, a report commissioned by Finnish wood and paper producer Stora Enso Building & Living suggests. more »

May 22, 2014 12:00 AM News

On February 7, President Obama signed a five-year Farm Bill including important provisions for which FRA and other pro-forestry advocates had campaigned for over several years. more »

Feb 24, 2014 12:00 AM Guest Columns

Independent review of WCB and other safety agencies required before workers can have confidence safety is paramount in BC workplace more »

Feb 24, 2014 12:00 AM Features

This guideline has been revised to provide additional information regarding controlling combustible dust hazards. more »

Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM News

The BC Coroners Service has announced it will hold a public inquest into the deaths of two workers who died as a result of an explosion at the Babine Forest Products sawmill near Burns Lake in January 2012. more »

Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM News

After ice storm exacts unprecedented damage to Toronto’s urban forest, question remains on what to do with the broken trees more »

Feb 5, 2014 12:00 AM Features

The USDA Forest Service Southwestern Region announces an information meeting for vendors interested in providing resources to support wildfires and other emergency incidents. more »

Dec 12, 2013 12:00 AM News