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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Subscribe and win a Silky Saw

26 March, 2018

Subscribe or re-subscribe to SA Forestry magazine and you…

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SAF Subscription Prize Winner

26 March, 2018

Congratulations to Dieter Ortmann from New Hanover, winner of…

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Saving the Ghost Frog

14 March, 2018

The discovery of a fifth population of the Hewitt’s…

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Minimum wages on the rise

19 February, 2018

Minimum wages for Farm and Forestry workers is set…

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Expoforest to showcase Brazilian forestry

30 January, 2018

The fourth edition of Brazil’s premier forest fair, Expoforest,…

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