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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FSC appoints new Director for Africa

30 January, 2019

Dr Harrison Ochieng Kojwang has taken over as the…

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All systems go for Focus 2019

29 January, 2019

It’s all systems go for Focus on Forestry 2019,…

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R18 hour minimum wage

29 January, 2019

The implementation of the National Minimum Wage became effective…

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Husqvarna extends its footprint in Africa

28 January, 2019

Pietermaritzburg-based Husqvarna South Africa has defied the general corporate…

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Ponsse voted most reputable company in Finland

23 January, 2019

Ponsse is the most reputable company in Finland in…

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