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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Forestry’s power couple making a difference

10 April, 2017 IMG_6312

Muedanyi and Nontethelelo ‘Nonthe’ Ramantswana, who met at NMMU’s…

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It’s now illegal to export logs from Mozambique

10 April, 2017

The Mozambican parliament has unanimously passed a bill that…

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Toyota Setsuna – the car crafted in wood

31 March, 2017 SETSUNA_003

Toyota is defying the notion that modern cars have…

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The Lizard: a multi-purpose utility loader

31 March, 2017 the-lizarrd

The Lizard is South Africa’s all new multi-purpose utility…

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Forestry minimum wages on the rise

13 March, 2017 IMG_6763

An Agreement on the Introduction of a National Minimum…

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