Loading & Unloading Large Heavy Forestry Plant

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

Loading & Unloading Large Heavy Forestry Plant

FISA Safety Bulletin 06.18

Loading and unloading large and heavy forestry plant on and off low loaders and flatbed trailers is likely to be one of the more hazardous forestry operations carried out on a site.  The operation requires careful planning:

A recent driver’s accident involved a hand being crushed while loading a harvester onto a low loader.  

Here are some tips on taking precautionary safety measures.

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