Current Safety Alerts

Chainsaw Operator suffers deep cut to face - May 2014

Chainsaw Operator suffers deep cut to face

Euroforest Ltd Safety Alert - Always plan any operation and make sure the area is cleared and safe zones are made before any felling cuts are started.

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Increase in Ticks this year - May 2014

Increase in Ticks this year - May 2014

The article below on the BBC website is warning of an increase in Tick numbers this year. It refers to Scotland, but the whole of the UK had a mild winter and could see the same effect. Please be extra vigilant for ticks after being out on site and remove them safely using tick twisters

 For more information on ticks please visit the BADA UK website. While they have closed as an organisation, the website is currently still active.

Tipping Vehicles - February 2014

Tipping Vehicles

A recent sector survey identified that there had been a significant number of incidents resulting in ‘Tipper Vehicles’ overturning during the last 3 years, the outcome of these overturns can often result in fatal or serious injury.


NekNomination - February 2014


UPM Safety Alert on NekNomination

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Sliding / runaway trees - July 2013

Sliding / runaway trees

UPM Safety Alert on Sliding / runaway trees

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