Fire Hazard Status Update

Fire Hazard Status Update

Sep 13

We are once again on early shift for high risk activities.

We are once again on early shift for high risk activities. This means 1pm shutdown and a 2 hour fire watch after shutting down.

 

Please see list of high risk activities below.

 

In the Wildfire Regulation, high risk activities mean each of the following:

(As per Wildfire Regulation consolidated July 13, 2006)

 

(a) mechanical brushing;

(b) disk trenching;

(c) preparation or use of explosives;

(d) using fire- or spark-producing tools, including cutting tools;

(e) using or preparing fireworks or pyrotechnics;

(f) grinding, including rail grinding;

(g) mechanical land clearing;

(h) clearing and maintaining rights of way, including grass mowing;

(i) any of the following activities carried out in a cutblock excluding a road, landing, roadside work area or log sort area in the cutblock:

(i) operating a power saw;

(ii) mechanical tree felling, woody debris piling or tree processing, including de-limbing;

(iii) welding;

(iv) portable wood chipping, milling, processing or manufacturing;

(v) skidding logs or log forwarding unless it is improbable that the skidding or forwarding will result in the equipment contacting rock;

(vi) yarding logs using cable systems;

(j) to (q) Repealed. [B.C. Reg. 213/2008, s. 1 (b).]

 

 

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