Worksite Management

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

OBJECTIVE:

Maintain and promote understanding of Guidance on Managing Health and Safety in Forestry (GMHSF) FISA 802 Emergency Planning, 803 Firefighting and 806 Welfare together with looking at 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.

JOINT CHAIRS

Tina Ambler - Tilhill
Mark Tansley - Euroforest

OTHER MEMBERS:

Andrew Clark - Fountains Forestry
Billy Wood - James Jones
Katherine Gostick - HSE
Aaron Duffield - Forestry England

Mark Crowley – FLS

Nick Hall – Woodland Trust

Alan Christison – Jim Wilmer & Sons Timber Harvesting
Ben Watson - NRW

Matt Brindle

Iain Calvert – Scottish Woodlands

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: