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Adverse skidding using a Tigercat 635E assisted by a T-Winch 10.1

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Author
Strimbu, Vladimir
Boswell, Brian
Date
May 2018
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
of steep slopes by ground- based equipment. This technology shows potential for improving safety
Author
Strimbu, Vladimir
Boswell, Brian
Date
May 2018
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
20 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Winches
Productivity
Timber
Steep slopes
Safety
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2018 n.23
Language
English
Abstract
This paper presents the productivity and utilization of a system comprising a skidder and an assisting self-propelled winch working on steep terrain. Environmental impact is also assessed for both conventional and winch-assisted skidding.
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Anti-lock braking system (ABS) maintenance guide: forestry log haul

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52627
Author
Parker, Seamus
Date
December 2017
Material Type
Guide
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
practices for maintaining these systems. How abs works An anti-lock braking system (ABS) is a safety system
Author
Parker, Seamus
Date
December 2017
Material Type
Guide
Research report
Physical Description
14 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
Maintenance
Tractors
Trailers
Safety
Series Number
Report
Language
English
Abstract
Since 2000, all tractors and trailers manufactured in Canada are required to have anti-lock braking system (ABS). It is difficult to keep these systems operational in off-highway applications such as log-hauling. The most frequent issues with these systems involve wheel-speed sensors and wiring. This guide provides a brief overview of these issues and recommends best practices for maintaining these systems.
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Aperçu des caméras de bord en transport forestier

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Author
Hickman, Andrew
Date
mai 2017
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hickman, Andrew
Date
mai 2017
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
3 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
Transport
Trucks
Roads
Safety
Images
Series Number
InfoNote ; 2017 n. 20 F
Language
English
Abstract
Au Canada, la majeure partie du transport forestier doit passer sur les routes publiques au cours de leurs cycles de travail et ces camions interagissent donc avec les usagers de la route et subissent les risques inhérents à la conduite dans une circulation plus dense. Les caméras de bord sont un outil de sécurité relativement nouveau.
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Arrimage de bois à pâte sans travailler sur le dessus de la charge

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4071
Author
Brown, Mark
Date
1999
Edition
40803
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Brown, Mark
Date
1999
Edition
40803
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
Transport
Systems
Safety
Trucks
Series Number
Communiqué technique ; Chargement & camionnage-CT-000064
Language
French
Abstract
Transport routier
Bois ronds
Camions grumiers
Systèmes d'arrimage de la charge
Sécurité
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Assessing the need for footwear with protective toecaps for wildland fire operations in Alberta

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3874
Author
Ault, Ray
Date
2002
Edition
40595
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Ault, Ray
Date
2002
Edition
40595
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Wildfire Operations
Subject
Wildfires
Safety
Alberta
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 3, No. 36
Language
English
Abstract
This study identified footwear appropriate for Alberta wildland firefighters and assessed the need for protective toecaps on their footwear. Hazard and risk of foot injuries were assessed, and recommendations are made.
Fire fighters
Wildfires
Safety
Footwear
Boots
Protective toecaps
Alberta
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Avantages des télécommandes et des treuils à double tambour pour débardeurs en coupe partielle

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3694
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
November 2003
Edition
40408
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
November 2003
Edition
40408
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
6 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Winches
Safety
Productivity
Advantage
Series Number
Avantage ; Vol. 4, No. 32
Language
French
Abstract
Treuil à double tambour
Télécommande
Débardeurs à câble
Productivité
Perturbation du terrain
Sécurité
Abstract
FERIC a évalué un débardeur à câble équipé d’un treuil à double tambour et d’une radiocommande dans des opérations de coupe partielle de feuillus. L’augmentation de productivité a atteint jusqu’à 32 % selon la technologie utilisée, et la baisse de perturbation du terrain jusqu’à 40%. L’occupation par les sentiers et les dommages aux arbres résiduels ont également diminué (de jusqu’à 53 % et 79 %, respectivement). Les opérateurs montaient dans la machine beaucoup moins souvent, d’où une amélioration de la sécurité. Les télécommandes sont rentables pour toutes les machines, mais les treuils à double tambour coûtent probablement trop cher pour être installés sur de vieilles machines.
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The Bat®: a warning system for drivers on forest roads

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Author
Careau, Mathieu
Michaelsen, Jan
Date
June 2008
Edition
40899
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Introduction Using radios tuned to public or private frequencies to increase the level of traffic safety
Author
Careau, Mathieu
Michaelsen, Jan
Date
June 2008
Edition
40899
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
Transport
Safety
Radio frequency
Advantage
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 10, No. 4
Language
English
Abstract
RFAD, a Quebec company, is offering The Bat, its new warning system for in-woods traffic. This easy-to-use system warns drivers of approaching vehicles. When combined with existing communication systems, it should increase the level of traffic safety on forest roads.
Transportation
Safety
Radio
Communication
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Benefits of remote controls and dual-drum winches for skidders in partial cuts

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3924
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
October 2003
Edition
40647
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
October 2003
Edition
40647
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
6 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Winches
Skidders
Sites
Site disturbance
Safety
Productivity
Advantage
Soft soil
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 4, No. 32
Language
English
Abstract
FERIC assessed a cable skidder with a dual-drum winch and radio remote control in hardwood partial-cutting operations. Productivity increased by up to 32% depending on the technology used, and ground disturbance decreased by up to 40%. Trail occupancy and damage to residual trees also decreased (by up to 53% and 79%, respectively). Operators entered the machine significantly fewer times, thereby improving safety. Remote controls are cost-effective for any machine, but dual-drum winches are probably too costly to install on older machines.
Dual-drum winch
Remote control
Cable skidders
Productivity
Site disturbance
Safety
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Caulk boot versus non-caulk hiking boot: a test of traction on forest ground surfaces

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3388
Author
Nishio, Grant
Date
October 2015
Edition
40059
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Nishio, Grant
Date
October 2015
Edition
40059
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
12 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Safety
Steep slopes
Site preparation
Silviculture
Tree planters
Injuries
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2015 n.27
Language
English
Abstract
There is uncertainty regarding the effectiveness of using caulk boots vs. non-caulk hiking boots in silviculture work in the interior of British Columbia. WorkSafeBC regulation 8.23, states “caulked or other equally effective footwear must be worn by workers who are required to walk on logs, poles, pilings or other round timbers”, but does not specifically require caulk boots to be worn on steep slopes. Caulk boots are used almost exclusively by silviculture workers in coastal B.C. but are not commonly used in interior B.C. even though there are many situations where they may provide superior traction. Instead, workers in interior B.C. have a preference for non-caulk hiking boots. Workers will often select their boots based on personal preference rather than on information about the boot’s traction performance. Additional information regarding the differences in the traction of caulk boots and non-caulk hiking boots on various forest ground surfaces would help most workers make better-informed choices. Understanding the differences in traction is one of the most important factors when selecting a work boot in any situation and is especially true in the hazardous ground conditions of forest workers. For this reason, FPInnovations constructed a testing apparatus designed to measure and compare the static coefficient of friction of caulk boots and non-caulk hiking boots on four common types of ground cover surfaces in B.C. forests.
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Chip trailer auto-tarping-observations on two prototype systems - Part 1

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Author
Shetty, Mithun
Date
July 2017
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Shetty, Mithun
Date
July 2017
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Transportation & Infrastructure
Subject
Injuries
Trailers
Safety
Prototypes
Series Number
InfoNote ; 2017 n.28
Language
English
Abstract
Auto tarping system has the potential to reduce tarping-related injuries. Therefore, in cooperation with the BC Bulk Haulers Injury Elimination Task Force, FPInnovations reviewed two prototype auto-tarping systems that will work on flow-through type B-trains. Initial observations for these systems were documented in this Info Note
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