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

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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How are we tracking?

June 23, 2017

Safetree’s How Are We Tracking? dashboard provides a snapshot of forestry’s health and safety performance. Summary of results The latest dashboard shows an increase in harm-prevention activities undertaken by the Forest Industry Safety...

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Access Vitae Workplace Wellbeing Services

May 29, 2017

Safetree has teamed up with Vitae services to help forestry employers access professional counselling services for their employees at a discounted price. Why offer workers access to counselling? There are times in our lives when we have...

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Safe winter driving

May 10, 2017

Winter’s approaching – and that can make driving even more hazardous. So, check out these top tips on keeping safe on the roads: Driving to the conditions AA has some useful tips on smart driving. These include: Before winter check...

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Safetree to launch certification scheme

April 28, 2017

Safetree is launching a certification scheme for forestry contractors following a successful pilot of the scheme. Safetree Contractor Certification will provide forestry with a single contractor certification scheme. Register interest

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New booklet to help manage risks in forestry operations

March 24, 2017

Safetree has produced a new booklet to help you manage risks in your forestry operations. The booklet runs through the main types of forestry risks, the four-step risk-managment process, and various practical methods to assess and manage...

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Learning about ‘Safety II’

March 24, 2017

Safety II is a new approach to health and safety that includes a focus on learning from what goes right, rather than just the things that go wrong. Check out these resources that introduce Safety II, and also provide questions that you can ask...

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Forest Industry Safety Council Annual Report

March 21, 2017

The Forest Industry Safety Council's goal is a safe, sustainable and professional forestry sector achieved in partnership with workers, industry and government. Our Annual Report outlines our progress toward this goal. FISC runs the Safetree...

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How are we tracking?

March 10, 2017

Safetree’s How Are We Tracking dashboard provides a snapshot of forestry’s health and safety performance, including the outcome of WorkSafe activities. The most recent dashboard shows that while injuries are below the levels they reached...

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Leadership and culture

March 6, 2017

Benefits of building frontline leadership – Hancock case study (Video 5:46) Benefits of building frontline leadership – Hancock case study (PDF 2.6MB)

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