Forestry worker dies in accident near Selkirk

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Forestry worker dies in accident near Selkirk

HSE notification of a fatal incident at Sunderland Hall near Selkirk in the Scottish Borders.

Whilst the details of the incident are still unknown (and subject to a full investigation), it is important to remember that chainsaw felling is one of the most hazardous activities undertaken in the forest industry. 

Thorough planning by all involved is vital to ensure that work is only undertaken by properly trained and experienced people using the correct equipment and techniques.  

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