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Safetree is a one-stop-shop providing health and safety information for the plantation forest industry. We support a safe, sustainable and professional forestry sector, in partnership with workers, industry and government.

Worker certification

Learn about worker training and certification.

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Contractor certification

Become a certified contractor with the Safetree Contractor Certification scheme.

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Safety alerts

Understanding why an incident occurred is important in preventing similar incidents in future.

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Check out the latest news from Safetree.

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Useful info


Find resources to help you do your job safer and better.

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Growing our Safety Culture

Safety Culture

Check out the Growing our Safety Culture programme and resources to help build better teams.

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Tailgate meetings

View a collection useful tailgate meeting resources.

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Manage forestry risks

Read a guide to identifying and managing critical forestry risks.

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A list of health resources

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Contractor certification workshops

Find out more about certification at these workshops in May and June running in Nelson, Whangarei, Palmerston North, Balclutha, Rotorua and Nelson. See more and register Or register at

Safetree leadership courses

These courses for crew foremen, crew and health and safety reps were developed specifically for forestry. They support the development of people in forestry, and help businesses improve team performance. They were piloted by several forestry companies in 2018 with great success and now we are offering them across the sector. 
Next course: Rotorua 18-19 July. RSVP to
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