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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Download SA Forestry magazine, March edition

27 March, 2020

With the Coronavirus arriving on SA shores, we’ve decided…

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Subscribe and win TheTreeApp

27 March, 2020

SUBSCRIBE or renew your subscription to SA Forestry magazine…

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The ‘Beast’ gets muddy

25 March, 2020

World Cancer Day saw one of our national heroes…

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R220m upgrade at Sonae Arauco board plant

23 March, 2020

Wood-based panel manufacturer Sonae Arauco has invested R220 million…

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New minimum wage: R18.68/hour

17 March, 2020

The national Minimum Wage for farm workers – including…

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