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WorkSafe Magazine January / February 2016

A route to reducing avalanche risk by Helena Bryan, page 7 – 11

‘From 1999 to 2008, 29 workers in B.C. were either injured or killed by avalanches, or, in some cases, landslides… These statistics — and the fact that many employers outside the ski hill industry overlook their vulnerability to avalanches — are part of the reason why WorkSafeBC introduced a new section to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation on avalanche evaluation, risk assessment, and safety planning.’

Read more about how Dynamic Avalanche Consulting helped John Wolfe Construction Co. meet the new WorkSafe requirements and keep more than 40 employees safe on their way to and from the mine. PDF

Innovation

Innovation Magazine January / February 2016

When Rocks Fall and Snow Slabs Slide – BC Rock and Avalanche Engineers Import, Apply and Invent Methods to Protect Us by Robin J. Miller, page 22 – 27

‘Rockfalls and snow avalanches go hand in hand with British Columbia’s mountainous terrain…as more and more people find their way into steep-sloped country, the result can be an unequal match-up between man and mountain.’

Read more about Dynamic Avalanche Consulting’s involvement in several innovative avalanche mitigation projects including installation of snow nets on Highway 16, west of Terrace. PDF

Innovation

Canadian Consulting Engineer Magazine January / February 2009

Avalanche Territory by Heather Kent, page 20 – 21

‘In the mountains of B.C., avalanche expert Alan Jones works with geotechnical engineers and designers to keep the roads free from deadly snow falls.’

This article outlines several projects Alan worked on while employed by Chris Stethem & Associates, including the Coquihalla Highway and the Kicking Horse Canyon section of the Trans Canada Highway.