Weather Alert - November 2014

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Weather Alert - November 2014

UPM Safety Alert.

In two separate incidents, two operators have been injured on UPM Tilhill harvesting sites with the change in weather as a contributory cause.

The common theme of these incidents has been the change in the weather in recent weeks. This inevitably has an effect on site conditions. You must review your risk assessments and work methods to the current conditions. Many sites will have been started during the dry summer and the on-site conditions will now have changed dramatically.

While the incidents were on harvesting sites, the conditions leading to them exist on forestry sites as well

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