Advice from Canadian tree fallers and a big welcome!

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Our latest update has advice from seven mega-experienced Canadian tree-fallers on how to stay safe, as well as our How Are We Tracking? Dashboard, which provides a regular snapshot of forestry’s health and safety performance.

If you don’t know much about Safetree, we’re a one-stop-shop providing health and safety information for the plantation forest industry. Brought to you by the Forestry Industry Safety Council, we support a safe, sustainable and professional forestry sector, in partnership with workers, industry and government. Learn more about Safetree from this short video (1m 27sec) or check out the huge range of resources for people working in all aspects of the forestry industry on the Safetree website.

Advice from Canadian tree fallers

Want to know how to stay injury-free? Who better to ask than a bunch of people who’ve done just that for many decades.

Seven Canadian tree-fallers have offered their seven top tips for staying injury-free. Together they have 280 years’ experience falling trees!

Their stories were collected by, which has agreed to share them with Safetree in a poster and booklet.

Download the poster (PDF)

Download the booklet (PDF)

How are we tracking?

Safetree’s How Are We Tracking? dashboard provides a snapshot of forestry’s health and safety performance.

Download the Safetree dashboard March 2017 (PDF)

View the latest dashboard on the Safetree website

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