FISA has prepared a Good Practice note on how to help raise awareness and train some of your team to be able to recognise and know how to respond to help colleagues if mental health is an issue.
Scottish Woodlands - Toolbox talk
We work in some of the most scenic parts of our country. These are often also areas of high environmental sensitivity.
Integral to our heavy machineries function, are pressurised hydraulic oil systems. Timber lorries, due to the type of work they undertake are particularly susceptible to pressurised hydraulic oil leaks.
In addition to the Toolbox Talk two other related documents are provided by Scottish Woodlands:
Hung-up tree safety
Machinery checks going Tech
Caution: Mud on Road
Watch out - Beavers about
Keep out of the Red
Managing Timber Stacks
Get ready for spraying
Two companies have been fined after a worker suffered fatal crush injuries when he was struck by a shovel loader.
Mold Magistrates Court heard how on 6th February 2017, a 29-year-old employee of C M Downton (Haulage Contractors) Ltd was fatally crushed when he was struck from behind by a Volvo shovel loader whilst working at UPM-Kymmene (UK) Limited’s Shotton Paper Mill.
Read the full HSE Press Release here.