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 - No Comments

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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PlantSnap – identify any plant with your phone

12 January, 2018

Have you ever been ‘stumped’ when trying to identify…

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Skills training programmes for unemployed youth to be expanded

14 December, 2017

Following a successful programme of training under-educated young people…

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Sappi people on the move

14 December, 2017

Leander Jarvel has been appointed as GM Lignin, Sappi…

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Look out for new eucalypt pests

14 December, 2017

By Izette Greyling, Fabi Two potential pests to Eucalyptus…

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Win a Husqvarna chainsaw!

14 December, 2017

In the spirit of Christmas, Husqvarna is giving away…

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