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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(j) to (q) Repealed.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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