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Safety Matters

Safe Work Zones

One of the greatest dangers a person working in the forest faces is being struck by logs, trees or pieces of machinery.

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Safety Alert

Keep your door closed. Working in a forest/bush or farm environment in a loader or bulldozer or operating any machine comes with inherent risks.

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News

It is the responsibility of all employers to provide their staff with adequate training, induction and safe work procedures...

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Contractor Safety

Our objective is to get everyone home safely without incident, preventing accidents and avoiding potentially harmful near misses.

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News

New research shows that AEBS would prevent crashes by about 25 percent

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Harvesting Safety

Harvesting operations are a high profile item when it comes to safety as you are dealing with large, heavy trees and moving machinery in an environment that can be dusty, noisy and/or wet and slippery.

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Haulage Safety

The haulage of timber products is the highest risk interface between the general public and the timber industry. Poor management of loaded trucks can expose the general public to harm, and can quickly ruin a company’s reputation as a safe operator and manager. It is essential to ensure every load of logs leaving any harvesting site are secure. Getting the load shape and height right is critical for the security of a load.

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Contractor Inductions and Training

The induction of a new employee is often looked upon as another meaningless task that must be done before a new employee can get working and, hopefully, earn some money for the company.

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News

Quad bikes cause 15 deaths and many injuries in 2014 Contractor Management System Survey

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Bushfire Safety

At fires, briefings are usually given using the acronym SMEACS to ensure that everyone gets the information the need.

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