Wood Products

Sawmills/Planing Mills

Date Added Resource Source
Jun 2016

WorkSafe BC: Combustible Dust

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/hazards-exposures/combustible-dust

Industry sectors that typically generate combustible dust, such as bakeries, metal foundries, and sawmill operations, need to recognize and control these risks in order to prevent a devastating workplace incident.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Oct 2004

OSHA Wood Products - Sawmill eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/sawmills/index.html
(OSHA)
Oct 2004

Injury Prevention Resources for Wood Products Manufacturing - Sawmills

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/industries/manufacturing/types/sawmills

The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries and illnesses in the wood products manufacturing industry.

(WorkSafe Online - Workers' Compensation Board of BC)
Oct 2004

Safety and Health Topics: Sawmills

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/woodproducts/tech_sawmills.html

"Working in a sawmill is one of the most danerous occupations in the United States..."

(OSHA)
Oct 2004

Wood Products Ergonomics

http://www.cbs.state.or.us/osha/subjects/ergonomics.html#wood
(OR DCBS)