Wood Pellet and Bioenergy Safety Summit Report

Wood Pellet Association of Canada
December 8, 2023
Category: Health & Safety
Region: Canada

In November 2023 more than 50 participants—from wood pellet producers, operators, suppliers, and regulators—from across Canada met in Prince George, B.C. to discuss evolving trends and regulatory topics. If you missed this event or want to share the discussions with colleagues, you can find a full report summarizing the Wood Pellet and Bioenergy Safety Summit on pellet.org. Live polling was conducted throughout the summit to capture participants’ observations, recommendations and experiences. The summit provided an update on current safety initiatives that are creating a safer foundation for our industry. We heard from operators about their key learnings and experiences to date and identified priorities for 2024. We also examined future trends in safety, such as process safety management (PSM), how it will impact the way workplace hazards are handled, and what the industry can do to be prepared for potential new PSM regulations.

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