The transportation of timber to market is a critical part of the supply chain. As production increases, we need to ensure that forest owners are aware of the need for appropriate standards in roading and access. This group will promote safe operation in loading and timber movement in the forest. It should liaise with the relevant Timber Transport projects in the various regions and countries.
Neil Stoddart - JST Services
Peter McKerral –McKerral’s Ltd
Michael Oliver –Ferguson Transport (Spean Bridge)
Jonathan Ritchie –James Jones
Neil Murray – FCS
Gillian Clark - FISA CEO
Kevin Craig - Ian Craig Haulage
Roland Stiven - Timber Transport Forum
Steve Price - Tilhill Forestry
Mick Bottomley - Forestry and Land Scotland
To produce and print a forest haulage safety manual and FISA guide
To source funding for a safety video and in cab GIS/GPS system
The group has been tasked with producing a safety manual and accompanying video for forest hauliers. It consults with industry training providers to ensure future loader training will meet specific forestry requirements. It is working together with the Timber Transport Forum to give information on navigation systems for forest hauliers.
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