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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.


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Learn about worker training and certification.

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Become a certified contractor with the Safetree Contractor Certification scheme.

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

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Find links to useful information in other organisations’ websites.

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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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Growing Our Safety Culture – Safe Start 2018 resource

December 13, 2017

Looking for an excellent resource to use at your Safe Start 2018 meetings? Try these ones from Safetree’s Growing Our Safety Culture initiative. They’re designed to help people get to grips with what’s really going on with health and...

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Frontline leadership training in 2018

The Forest Industry Safety Council is running three courses for existing foremen, up and coming foremen, and H&S Reps. There are 12 places available on each 2-day course.

Find out more or book your place by emailing

  • Gisborne, venue TBC: Thursday 1 and Friday 2 February 2018
  • Whangarei, venue and dates TBC
  • Balclutha, venue TBC, Thursday 22 and Friday 23 March 2018.
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