Safety Alert - Fatality - 2013-07-30 - Log Truck Driver

Harvesting Incident
Date of Occurence: 
Haida Gwaii
Type of Injury: 

Sadly, the BC Forest Safety Council has learned of a direct harvesting fatality that occurred on July 30, 2013. A log truck driver was fatally injured by logs that fell from the top of a loaded truck.

This incident is still under investigation so the detailed information and causes have not been released.

This is the 3rd log truck driver fatally injured in 2013.

Below are some guidelines relating to log truck and loader operations that should be reviewed with your crew to help prevent future incidents:


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