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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12 June, 2018

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

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SAF subscription competition winner

12 June, 2018

Winner of last month’s SA Forestry magazine Subscription Competition,…

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Uganda launches Africa first FSC National Forest Stewardship Standard

6 June, 2018

Uganda becomes the first country in Africa to publish…

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New pest and disease threats discovered in SA

22 May, 2018

The TPCP team at the University of Pretoria has…

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The changing face of forestry in the Lowveld

3 May, 2018

A lot of attention was focused on timber theft…

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