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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New date and venue for WoodEX for Africa 2020

24 June, 2020

Biennial trade show has been rescheduled for 16 –…

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NCT Forestry appoints new general manager

5 June, 2020

Danny Knoesen has been appointed NCT Forestry’s new general…

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Water Use Licence amendments

20 May, 2020

FSA reports that after years of engagement with the…

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‘Survival’ the key for small-scale growers

20 May, 2020

SA Forestry journalist-at-large JUSTIN NYAKUDANGA chats to small-scale growers…

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Forestry events postponed or Zoom-ed

19 May, 2020

Covid virus lockdown and business disruptions have seen a…

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