PLANT & EQUIPMENT

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

PLANT & EQUIPMENT

PROJECT TITLE:

PLANT & EQUIPMENT

 

OBJECTIVE OF THE GROUP:

The Accord sees Machinery, Plant & Equipment as a key priority in improving safety performance. The WG will research and communicate with manufacturers and users and produce safety guidance for various machinery, plant and equipment. Target is to cover all of the forest industry sector.

 

CHAIR PERSON OF THE GROUP:

Ian Hood - FC

 

OTHER MEMBERS OF THE WORKING GROUP:

Gillian Clark – FISA CEO (Support)
Kevin Thomas - Norbord
Matthew Whitehead - Euroforest
Gareth Hopkins - Woodland Trust
Jock McKie - John Deere
Joe Kearney - Safety Set
Chris Watson - FC
Chris Huges - MWMAC

 

GROUP TARGET:

Develop Machinery, Plant & Equipment Action Plan by mid-2015

 

RESOURCES &/ FUNDING REQUIREMENTS:

Present paper to WG – Feb 2015
Identify Manufacturer specialist to be involved
Identify H&S Issues for Machinery, Plant & Equipment
Carry out a review on Skylinning and produce new Guidance
Produce a system for Reports of Plant/equipment faults/recalls
Discuss and investigate the FC Red/Amber/Green system
Prepare costs of resource requirement
Total estimate to be advised

 

KEY ACTIONS:

Priorities and Action Plan 2017-19

Regularly update Steering Group on progress and issues met.
Develop an action plan to communicate the concept to managers and operators
Prepare an agreed format of communicating with manufacturers
Consider cost assistance from HSE or others to support
Ensure full communication process to Web site and membership

 

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