Scottish Woodlands Toolbox Talk
This incident and the more tragic BCFSC Fatality Alert highlight the importance of having a reliable ‘lone working’ procedure.
FISA has a Lone Working Information Leaflet.
As the Easter holidays approach please remember that it is unsafe to carry children in wagon/forestry machine cabs. Children can and do:.......
A chainsaw operative sustained a thorn strike to the middle finger of their right hand.
The individual suffered a severe reaction and has remained off work since (in excess of 3 weeks).
Amey fined £600k over 11,000v cable strike
This safety alert is for a construction company - planning of forestry work to avoid cable strike as it is a vital safety requirement.
Construction company Amey has been sentenced after one of its subcontracted workers was set on fire in May 2015 while replacing a traffic light pole in Gloucester city centre.
Tragically a further treework (Arborist) related fatal incident report.
A worker from the London area died when he came into contact with his chainsaw during tree work.
Read the HSE Initial Notification