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A guide to managing overlapping responsibilities under the law once work has started.
Resources for crew and companies outlining Safetree certification for workers.
A guide to planning work when there will be overlapping responsibilities.
A collection of Safetree’s tailgate meeting resources to help you start your day effectively.
A guide to identifying and managing critical risks at a forestry worksite.
Find resources about Safetree contractor certification.
What to expect from WorkSafe, and services for victims and their families.
A short factsheet about controlling traffic around forestry operations.
A poster reminding workers about the two tree lengths rule when felling.
A guide to holding a safe and effective daily tailgate meeting.
A factsheet guiding farm foresters through dealing with a contractor.
A short factsheet about how to conduct an accident investigation.
A factsheet about how to stay well fed and watered while working.
FISC works to reduce serious harm and death in New Zealand’s forests.
Improving crew culture and frontline leadership is benefiting Hancock Forest Management NZ.
A tool to help assess the competency of breaker outs.
A factsheet about the two tree lengths rule when tree falling.
Forms to help plan and manage traffic around forestry worksites.
Section 18 of the ACoP, clarifying changes to the roles and responsibilities of principals and contractors.
A short factsheet about using machine assistance during tree falling.
See how getting the commercial terms right and respecting contractors’ expertise helped Transpower improve health and safety among its tower painting contractors.
An assessment tool to help keep tree fallers’ skills sharp.
An overview of how to manage health and safety in forestry under the law.
Learn how to manage the impact of work on health, and health on work, at the forestry worksite.
A powerpoint presentation to use at safe start-up meetings.
A link to the New Zealand Institute of Forestry’s website.
Find facts, advice, ideas and resources to take action to improve wellbeing in the workplace.
The NZFOA represents the owners of our commercial plantation forests.
A resource from the NZFOA website to help keep your workplace safe.
A short video covering how to hold an effective tailgate meeting.
A short video covering the rules around using machine assistance in felling.
See how Port Blakely (formerly Blakely Pacific) is improving its safety culture.
Advice on how loader operators, truck drivers, harvest and cartage contractors can work to improve load security.
A form to use in tailgate meetings for a ground-based logging crew.
Read the top safety tips from seven Canadian fallers, gathered through 280 collective years’ experience.
This guide explaining the Safetree certification process, and what it covers.
A presentation about “failing safely”, protecting workers from the consequences of errors.
Help for forestry businesses to do Learning Reviews, a new way to review and learn from incidents.
How to engage your workers in health and safety, as the law requires.
Learn how Ocean View Logging improved health and safety through engineering solutions.
A form to record behavioural observations for tree fallers.