Safe Tree Retention Guidance

  • September 10, 2021

The latest guidance from the Woodlots and Community Forests Safety Committee of  the BC Forest Safety Council regarding safe tree retention in cutblocks. link

Safety Responsibilities

  • November 26, 2018

Do you know what your safety responsibilities are? According to BC’s safety laws, different parties have different roles and responsibilities for work that occurs

Logging Near Powerlines

  • January 11, 2018

Are you logging near powerlines?  Recent incidents in BC’s forest industry, in which trees being felled have contacted energized transmission lines, have led to

Licensee Liability

  • April 17, 2017

What are the responsibilities regarding the safety of workers, volunteers, visitors and learners for Community Forest Agreement holders on their licence? read more

Are you a Supervisor?

  • December 13, 2016

Do you instruct, direct and control workers in the performance of their duties? If yes, then you are a supervisor. read more

Are you a worker?

  • December 13, 2016

“Worker” includes: A person who has entered into or works under a contract of hiring, written or oral, express or implied, including: i) Those

Safewoods Extension Note

  • October 1, 2016

Health and Safety Responsibilities of Directors and Board Members In practical terms, safety is about doing what you can do to make sure the

Safewoods Extension Note

  • July 15, 2016

Are you an employer? “Employer” includes every person or company having under contract of hiring, written or oral, express or implied, a person engaged

Safewoods Extension Note

  • July 15, 2016

Prime Contractor “prime contractor” means, in relation to a multiple-employer workplace, (a) the directing contractor, employer or other person who enters into a written