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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John Deere unveils powerful, new bogie skidder

25 February, 2021

John Deere has expanded its skidder lineup with the…

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Historic wine estate unveils new arboretum

22 February, 2021

Vergelegen, the 321-year-old Somerset West wine estate, has unveiled…

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Moveable bridge shortens long haul distance

25 January, 2021

New Zealand-based forestry company Juken NZ Ltd (JNL) has…

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Advanced Diploma in Forestry Management

16 December, 2020

Fort Cox Agriculture and Forestry Training Institute (formerly known…

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Subscribe to the SA Forestry 2021 Annual for just R175

25 November, 2020

Dear SA Forestry Readers, SA Forestry magazine – like…

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