August 25, 2019

Experienced? Help others by completing this survey.

The Northern Society for Domestic Peace (NSDP) has been working with reforestation companies to deliver sexual harassment and assault presentations to remote planting camps over the […]
February 14, 2017

S100A Forest Fire Fighting Refresher Training

Your supervisory staff and managers likely need S100A refresher training if they will be working in BC this upcoming summer… Visit The cost is 25 […]
May 3, 2016

The Footing and Footwear Report

Source: WSCA Below is the full report summarizing the 2015 WorkSafeBC-funded research into footing and footwear in the silviculture industry. It includes a summary of the […]
September 27, 2014

Dogs Save Silviculture Workers in Close Calls with Bears

Source: WSCA Two reports so far this year of workers’ dogs saving them from predatory bear attacks. Both incidents involved supervisors working alone or at a […]
February 13, 2013

Fit To Plant 2013

Hi Hot off the press…. please feel free to post and distribute. This project was initiated and managed by the BC Safe Silviculture Program and […]
October 18, 2009

Effects of Physiological Status of Tree-planters on Occupational Injury and Planting Productivity and Quality – Summary

Delia Roberts, Ph.D., Selkirk College, Department of Biology, Castlegar, B.C., Canada Download the PDF latest-study-summary
May 15, 2008

A Tree Planter Guide to Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries

The Guide was developed for tree planters and their supervisors by FPInnovations – Feric Division ( in response to concerns about musculoskeletal injuries suffered by tree […]
February 25, 2008

Letter from WorkSafeBC RE: Climbing Helmets

WorkSafeBC BC has approved Nootka Reforestation to use climbing helmets instead of hard hats. Climbing helmets are better ventilated and won’t fall off – which is […]
March 1, 2004

No Hardhats for Tree Planters (#2)

Scott Chisholm (March 1, 2004) (Former Tree Planter and Company Owner. Now Safety Consultant and Auditor) I have a real problem with planters having to wear […]