Worksite Management

DEVELOPMENT OF TOOLS, SYSTEMS AND GUIDANCE FOR COMMISSIONING AND MANAGING FORESTRY WORKSITES

OBJECTIVE:

This group will refresh the Guidance on Managing Health and Safety in Forestry (GMHSF) and examine real practical issues over the way in which forestry sites are planned, established and managed; tackling a range of important issues surrounding good practice, cross-linking with other FISA working groups, requests from members, accident data and legislative review.

CHAIR - Paul Johnston - Forestry England & Tina Ambler - Tilhill Forestry 

OTHER MEMBERS:

Laurent Bienfait - Laurent Bienfait Woodland Services
Andrew Clark - Fountains Forestry
Billy Wood - James Jones
Katherine Gostick - HSE
Jason Liggins – FLS
Jenny Wilson – Forestry England
Julian Fryer – FLS
Sam Howard – Savills
Mark Tansley – Euroforest
Nick Hall – Woodland Trust
John Ireland - FLS
Alan Christison – Jim Wilmer & Sons Timber Harvesting
Ben Watson - NRW
Nicola Abbatt - Tilhill Forestry
Gillian Clark (support) - FISA CEO

GROUP TARGET:

Develop revised guides for Emergency Preparedness, Silvicultural Chainsaw use

Publish refreshed GMHSF

Publish new FISA 806 Welfare Guide

Publish Guidance on Site Security and Public Access

RESOURCES &/ FUNDING REQUIREMENTS:

Volunteers time and essential expenses

KEY ACTIONS:

Priorities and Action Plan

ACTIONS COMPLETE: