PLC Supporting Member Weekly Update August 6, 2021
In this Issue:
Logger’s Voice Summer Edition – Now Available!
S. Maine Golf Tournament – Teams and Sponsors still needed!
PLC Store – Many items for sale
Safety Resources – Spring Trainings now available online!
Trucking – Updates weekly
Classified listings – Check them out!
Member Discounts – Many to choose from
Logging News – Latest headlines
Log A Load Southern Maine Golf Tournament! Teams and Sponsors Still Needed!
Only 21 days to go!!!
If you have not already registered for or sponsored the PLC’s upcoming Log A Load for Maine Kids Southern Maine Golf Tournament on Aug. 27 there is still time! We look forward to seeing you at this important event at Kezar Lake Country Club in Lovell to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals right here in Maine.
Last year we raised more than $27,000 at the tournament, and we hope to exceed that amount this year.
There are still team registration and sponsorships available! You don’t have to be a golfer to play, this is all about helping the kids! Don’t delay! Register or sponsor now through the online link below or by mail if you prefer.
If you have questions please contact Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (207) 688-8195.
PLC Online Store
Looking for great PLC items and apparel? Gifts? First Aid packs, safety items and more? You will find them at the new PLC Online Store on our web site. Ordering is easy.
Spring Trainings Now Available Online!
Register Now! – Free Lockout/Tagout Training
SafetyWorks! and the Maine Department of Labor are thrilled to host Georgia Tech as they provide FREE training on OSHA’s Hazardous Energy Control (Lockout/Tagout) Standard.
This half-day course will highlight lockout/tagout hazards found in manufacturing facilities, and preventing lockout/tagout accidents by implementing an effective energy control program.
The course will take place at the SafetyWorks! Training Institute in Augusta. It will be available on two separate dates: August 10th and August 11th.
Click here to register for August 10th: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/free-lockouttagout…
Click here to register for August 11th: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/free-lockouttagout…
NE Safe Logger
Now is a great time for online training!
NE Safe Logger:
Northeast Safe Logger is an entry level safety and workers’ comp. compliance training program for new entrants to the industry. This is a way for your company to create a culture of safety and reduce risk with a program created by loggers for loggers.
· 16 hours of interactive online training
· Complete on a computer, tablet or smart phone
· Done at the users’ own pace anytime day or night
Upon completion participants will get the discounted “certified logger” rate for workers’ compensation insurance in the State of Maine. Visit www.tcnef.org/nesafelogger/ for more information on pricing.
Log-ins are limited and will be awarded on a first come first served basis. Your company will be put on a wait list if all the log-ins are in use.
LEARN MORE about these training options by emailing Jessica at email@example.com or calling (207) 688-8195.
Update on Frenchville Bridge Work
ORIGINAL PRESS RELEASE FROM JULY 2, 2020:
FRENCHVILLE – The Maine Department of Transportation is replacing a culvert under the Gagnon Brook Bridge in Frenchville. This bridge carries Route 1 over Gagnon Brook. This project area is about a half-mile south of the intersection of Route 1 and Pelletier Avenue. Drivers should expect a single-lane traffic pattern during this work. The contractor on this work is Ed Pelletier & Sons Co. out of Madawaska. The contract amount is $2,960,000.
Logging Industry News
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – Logging students at Northern Maine Community College are getting some much-needed hands on experience.
Thanks to the hard work of Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Jared Golden, Maine loggers finally have access to $200 million in COVID relief funds promised to them seven months ago. This aid designated specifically for their industry is a historic first for timber harvesters and haulers.
Mechanized Logging Operations Program Underway for Summer 2021
Fabian Oil Discount
Traction Heavy Duty Special
Maine Trailer Discounts
Scandinavian Forestry Equipment
Sullivan Tire Discount Skidder Tires
PLC Members get a 5% discount on culverts purchased at Treeline and Frank Martin & Sons
Hale Trailer discounts for PLC Members on new trailer purchases! Call Neal at 207-232-7969 for details!
Cross Arena Discounts for PLC!
Check out the equipment and job opportunities our members have listed at the LOGGING ZONE! If you have equipment for sale, are looking to buy, are looking for employees, or are looking for employment – check it out!