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...
Mondi's South African forests division has embarked on an ambitious programme to improve working conditions for the thousands of workers
A study into working conditions of forestry labour commissioned by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) is
IntroductionThe previous column on forest labour highlighted the impact that labour outsourcing had on wages and working conditions in the
There was a sea-change in labour practices in the forestry industry between the 1990s and early 2000s. Where previously, forest