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Alternative Maintenance Option for Large (BASE) SAFE Certified Companies

In 2012, the BC Forest Safety Council introduced an alternative maintenance option for large companies. Approval for the two-year pilot project that ended in 2013 was granted by WorkSafeBC and approved for the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program.

The letter below from Rob Moonen, Director of SAFE Companies for the BC Forest Safety Council, explains where the AMAP program has gone, how contractors can access it and what it will mean for the COR incentive payment if they do.

Improving Safety Related to Road Construction Landslides

Road construction initiated landslides have been a persistent issue on the coast and to a lesser degree within other areas of the province. According to recently collected data, there have been 26 such incidents on the coast over the last three years.