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Forestry people embrace safety technology

An upcoming national safety conference in August features positive evidence that forest contractors and managers have really embraced new safety applications. The early adopters have proven the new systems are vital to embedding safety in their daily work practices on the forest floor. Close to 200 forest companies are registered to become certified contractors under a nationwide safety system for …

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Workplace safety gets top billing in forests

In August, a major national forest safety conference – Forest Safety & Technology 2018 – will show how well forest workers have embraced new techniques for integrated workplace safety. “The engagement with loggers and tree-planters by Fiona Ewing’s team at the Forest Industry Safety Council (FISC) has been outstanding,” says Forest Industry Engineering Association (FIEA) spokesman, Gordon Thomson. “In planning …

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Safety conference showcasing forest floor successes

A national forest safety conference in August will bring the latest practical solutions to the table for all contractors and forest managers to hear about and learn from. Following the challenges that this industry faced in 2013, it has responded with passion and commitment to new ways to embed safety culture into everyone’s mindset on the job. Also, over the …