Rainfall Shutdown & Resumption Procedures

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Forest tenure holders/Licensees must provide and maintain their land and premises used as a workplace in a manner that ensures the health and safety of workers. This includes direct employees as well as contractors who are working on their behalf. One of the obligations is to ensure that there is effective rainfall shutdown and resumption procedures in place, not only on active work sites but also on the travel routes to and from these sites. This is particularly important given recent rain fall triggered landslide events within BC which have resulted in workers being injured or killed. These events are getting more common place, leading to increased importance for having these procedures in place. Read more here.

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