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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Help fight Shot Hole Borer

16 April, 2019

Shot Hole Borer (PSHB) is embedding itself in South…

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SAF subscription prize winner

26 March, 2019

Congratulations to SA Forestry reader Reg Niebuhr of Schwarzwald…

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Subscribe and win Sappi Bird Book

26 March, 2019

Subscribe to SA Forestry magazine NOW and you could…

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MTO’s skills programme turns people on to forestry

15 March, 2019

A group of young people from eMbonisweni and Hazyview…

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Tracking down tree pests and diseases

25 February, 2019

Dr Trudy Paap has been appointed to manage the field…

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