Mitigating Risks in Forestry Operations

by Dave Collins on August 14, 2017



Mitigating Risks in Forestry Operations

Forestry Sector Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18 – Released

forestryThere are many contributing factors that can create hazards and endanger the safety of those working in the forestry industry. In order to help inform, educate and increase awareness of safety regulations and strategies, Pro-Visual Publishing, in cooperation with the Australian Forestry Growers, and the Australian Forest Contractors Association, has released the latest edition of the Forestry Sector Guide to Workplace Safety.

This is an essential resource for forestry operations managers to ensure the health and safety of their workers across Australia. The guide covers a range of topics including, the process of assessing, identifying and controlling risks, manual tree felling hazards, coupe/harvesting access and preparation, and sunburn and heat stress.



The Augmented Reality (AR) components of the guide provide a space for interaction and a window for more information and resources relevant for the forestry industry. Simply scanning over any AR capable content using the free Pro-Vis AR app will allow users to instantly download relevant content to their smart device.

“I would like to thank all the sponsors of the Forestry Sector Guide to Workplace Safety 2017/18. Their support has made it possible for the Guide to be distributed free of charge.”

– John Hutchings, CEO, Pro-Visual Publishing.

Pro-Visual Publishing is the leading specialist in wall-mounted workplace health & safety, food safety & hygiene, and wellbeing information resource guides. Each guide is practical and informative, providing a quick reference point for management and staff. Pro-Visual Publishing’s guides are vital resources to ensure workers return home exactly the way they came to work.

For further information, or to obtain additional copies of the Guide, please call (02) 8272 2611, email marketing@provisual.com.au or visit www.provisual.com.au

For media enquiries or images please contact Deanna Davenport at Pro-Visual Publishing on (02) 8272 2611 or ddavenport@provisual.com.au



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