Here you will find information and reports related to the health and safety performance of the forestry industry.


See a snapshot of Health and Safety performance (PDF 1.2MB) in the industry.

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Incident Reporting

See the latest IRIS (Incident Recording Information System) report. The report provides information about the type, frequency and severity of incidents, to help identify key contributing causes. The IRIS website also includes Safety Alerts. See

Information about forestry fatalities

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 incidents are continuing and they will inform us of any other key issues or trends as they come to light in the investigations.

Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims.

Read the Worksafe Notification of Forestry Fatalities – 15 December 2017 (PDF 46KB)

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