Logging Truck & Half-Ton Truck Collide

Hazard Alert

Half-ton Truck and Logging Truck Collided

A half-ton truck and logging truck collided on a corner while travelling on a Company road (Grandmother Hill). The driver of the half-ton had left the worksite and was travelling home when he collided with an in-bound logging truck. Both vehicles collided on the driver’s side. The logging truck sustained minor damage and the half-ton was extensively damaged. Fortunately no one was injured in the incident.

Recommendations to Prevent a Recurrence

Slow down and drive appropriately for road conditions. Do not rely on communication devices to indicate on-coming traffic.


Goals of the FSSNS

  • Save lives and reduce injuries.
  • Reduce all costs associated with work place accidents.
  • Improve profits.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and establish ownership of industry managed loss control programs.
  • Reduce Workers' Compensation rates.
The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia is registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia. It is a separate entity, having a Memorandum of Association and By-Laws. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the forest industry.