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Here is where you can find the latest safety and Safetree news.

Safety alert on back injuries; Latest dashboard

September 19, 2017

Read our latest Safety Alert which highlights the importance of having a well-practised emergency plan in place if someone gets hurt. Safety alert – back/leg injuries to breaker-outs In the last three week’s there’s been a run of serious...

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Stand-up, Speak-up for Safety – Monday 28 August

September 19, 2017

Stand-up, Speak-up for Safety – Monday 28 August. We’re encouraging everyone in forestry to hold Stand-up, Speak-up for Safety meetings before work starts on Monday, and this email includes a resource to help with those meetings. The...

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Stand up and speak up – Workers

September 19, 2017

Forestry workers and foremen are being encouraged to get involved in Stand-up and Speak-up for Safety meetings on Monday 28th August. These meetings are in response to the latest fatalities. In the last week two young men have died in our...

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Stand up and speak up – Contractors

September 19, 2017

Forest contractors are being asked to hold Stand-up and Speak-up for Safety meetings on Monday 28th August. These meetings are in response to the latest forestry fatalities. You’re being asked to talk about safety with staff, crews, forest...

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Why we need to focus on critical risks

August 9, 2017

IRIS Quarterly Report highlights need to focus on critical risks Reviews of the latest IRIS and ACC incident data shows that we should still focus on the critical risk areas and our critical defences as a way to stop injuries in our industry....

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Who is Safetree, and why we’re all about zero

July 26, 2017

Whether you’re just new to our Safetree newsletters, or been receiving them for a while, you may be confused as to just what Safetree is and exactly who stands behind it. Or why you should care. If you’re involved in the forest industry in...

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Information about forestry fatalities

July 11, 2017

To help the forestry industry learn and become safer, WorkSafe has agreed to share information about forestry fatalities. Below is the factual information available to date about the fatalities in 2017. WorkSafe’s investigations into the...

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