Logging and Forestry

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Jan 23, 2017
Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center (PNASH)

http://depts.washington.edu/pnash/

Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety & Health Center (PNASH)

Source: PNASH

Jan 23, 2017
U.S. Forest Service

https://www.fs.fed.us/

U.S. Forest Service

Source: https://www.fs.fed.us/

Jan 23, 2017
College of Forest Resources, University of Washington

http://www.cfr.washington.edu/

College of Forest Resources, University of Washington

Source: UW

Jan 23, 2017
Oregon OSHA Forest Activities

http://osha.oregon.gov/Pages/topics/forest-activities.aspx

Forest activities applies to forestry, logging, and support activities. Oregon OSHA’s Division 7 forest activity rules cover the safety and health requirements for all forest activity work,

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 23, 2017
WorkSafeBC Topic Page: Forestry

https://www.worksafebc.com/en/health-safety/industries/forestry

We have resources and information on working safely in forestry. Additional information and resources are available from our industry partner, the BC Forest Safety Council.

Source: WorkSafe BC

Jan 23, 2017
UK Health & Safety Executive Leaflets – Forestry

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/forindex.htm

Free leaflets from the UK Health & Safety Executive on safety within the forestry industry including topics on planting, tools, maintenance and more.

Source: HSE

Jan 23, 2017
NIOSH Traumatic Occupational Injuries – Logging Fatality Investigation Reports

http://wwwn.cdc.gov/NIOSH-FACE/Default.cshtml?Category=0010&Category2=ALL&Submit=Submit

The following lists fatality cases investigated by NIOSH where logging incidents resulted in the deaths of workers.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 23, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Logging

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/logging/index.html

The tools and equipment used in logging, such as chain saws and logging machines pose hazards wherever they are used...

Source: OSHA

Jan 23, 2017
OSHA Logging eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/logging/index.html

This Advisor outlines the required and recommended work practices that can reduce logging hazards, and includes etools for both manual and mechnical logging operations.

Source: OSHA

Jan 23, 2017
Logging and Transportation Safety

http://www.loggingsafety.com/

National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety Foundation

Source: National Timber Harvesting & Transportation Safety Foundation