Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) in forestry

Version 1.6 - 30.10.2020

The health, safety and wellbeing of those working in forestry is already a priority for the forestry sector, and as such we are well-placed to manage the additional risks of COVID-19.

This FISA document sets out guidance on how to work safely. It gives practical considerations of how this can be applied in forestry operations.

V1.6 released 30th October 2020 - updated to take into account the regional differences in COVID-19 protection measures across the UK

Previous versions:

V1.5 released 19th October 2020 updated section 6.1 to take account of new face covering rules in Scotland 

V1.4 released 9th October 2020minor changes to section on managing meetings.  

V1.3 released 10th August 2020 - Areas changed are: 3.1 changes to shielding requirements; and 6.1 changes to facemasks section

V1.2 released 30th July 2020 - self isolation period extended from 7 to 10 days.

V1 released 29th May 2020


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