SAFETY BULLETINS

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Current Safety Bulletins

Fall from Cab

Two Safety Alerts relating to falls from a cab have been shared with FISA

Peel Ports October 2019 - An incident occurred when a driver working in the Mersey Cluster fell to the ground from the steps of his payloader. Unfortunately, the fall resulted in a fracture to his left arm - Read here

JST Services Nov 2018 - A JST operator has fallen approximately 1.5m from a Liebherr 924 Handling machine cab, sustaining fractures to both arms. Read here.


Tilhill Forestry - Safety Assurance Bulletin - October 2019

Danger from Above

Preventing Overturn

Don't Slip Up

Plans for the Planting Season

Contractor Portal

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Tree service company sentenced after employee suffers finger amputation

HSE Press Release - read

Key message - Employers should make sure they properly assess and apply effective control measures to minimise the risk from dangerous parts of machinery.


Chainsaw felling – high risk mistakes

Scottish Woodlands Toolbox Talk

These are the 8 most common mistakes chainsaw operators make which in turn lead to the majority of chainsaw and tree felling related accidents and injuries

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Stacking of produce on steep ground

Safety Note from Pontrilas Harvesting Ltd

This guidance is set to achieve the following points:

  • Clarity on acceptable methods of stacking produce processed by harvester on steep ground.
  • Clear examples of acceptable stacks and examples of methods that pose risks to worksite

Communication with the Agent/Landowner over planning for extraction and stacking is essential in good time to make a difference to delivery.

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