Health and safety

It’s like running a marathon every day

June 27, 2012 - No Comments

Over the past decade, there have been a number of studies done in South Africa on the ergonomics of forestry work. All studies reviewed present a similar finding: that there is a severe mismatch between the physical demands of certain types of forestry work and workers' capabilities...

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Safety requirements for excavators in forest operations

June 27, 2012 - 1 Comment

One of FESA's key stakeholder groups is its Mechanised Harvesting Working Group, which includes contractors and equipment suppliers, and provides a platform for members to get together, discuss and commission work aimed at advancing the efficiency, safety and cost effectiveness of mechanised harvesting...

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Advanced forestry valuation course

14 August, 2018

Stellenbosch University, in collaboration with Margules Groome Consulting from…

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Forest Engineering Summer School

6 August, 2018

Registrations are now open for the International Forest Engineering…

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Positive outlook for timber

6 August, 2018

The timber and forestry industry remains one of the…

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Fire Management Symposium draws fire experts to Southern Cape

25 July, 2018

The School of Natural Resource Management of the Nelson…

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Bumper graduation at NMU George

25 July, 2018

Nelson Mandela University’s graduation season commenced on a high…

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