Forwarder overturns - near miss

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Forwarder overturns - near miss

A Valmet 865 fitted with double band tracks overturned. It was carrying a full load of 3.7m logs. The machine operator was not wearing his seat restraint and fell within the cab. His fall broke one of the machine windows. He was unhurt and exited the cab through the door.

See Scottish Woodlands attached Safety Bulletin for ways to avoid such near misses.

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