SAFETY BULLETINS

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Current Safety Bulletins

Hydraulic Pressure Release

This Safe Quarry Incident Alert relating to the Hydraulics on an Excavator is relevant to the forest industry


Winter Driving

Timely advice for all driving in snow and icy conditions from the Freight Transport Association.

Download Document


Off cut strikes Operator

A 60cm offcut from a tree rolled down a slope and struck an operator working below. He suffered bruising to his back but the outcome could have been much more serious.

See Euroforest Safety Notice and emphasis on observance of Risk Zones

Download Document


Harvester overturns - near miss. Jan 2015

Even the most experienced operators can miss read the ground in front of them.

See Scottish Woodlands Safety Bulletin for more on this incident as well as a reminder to all on safety

Download Document


Hydraulic injection injury

A maintenance fitter died from hydraulic injection injury sustained whilst tensioning the track of a piling rig. The grease nipple became detached from the track mechanism permitting the release of grease under high pressure. This alert reminds the target audience of the potential for such injury when working on any hydraulic machinery.

Read the HSE Safety Bulletin at http://www.hse.gov.uk/safetybulletins/hydraulic-injection-injury.htm 


< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | Next >