Scottish Woodlands - Safety Toolbox Talk for Contractors
Everyone has been enjoying the recent hot weather, but it can have an adverse effect on your heart.
It is also important to recognise the difference between a heart attack and cardiac arrest.
June 2021 - The Hub of Hope
May 2021 - Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 10 – 16 May 2021, this is an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the UK to focus on achieving good mental health.
We've put together some helpful contacts covering the different regions, all will speak to you in confidence and help you to get the right help.
FLS have shared this internal document on Timber Stack Management; the document offers an example of their internal safety system for managing timber stacks.
FISA Safety Bulletin
Update – the FLS design team have created a “Big Trucks – Don’t Block Entrance” sign to help combat the issue of menace parking. This was as a result of the FISA Forest Haulage WG raising parking in forest access/egress points as an increasingly common issue that creates a menace to timber haulage operations. The sign is freely available to download below for the industry to utilise as required.
As we move out of lock down and into summer, this year will see staycations and a related increase in public interaction with forests. This is great but creates issues when interfacing with operations.
Forestry and Land Scotland are sharing this Forest Research Toolbox Talk for Urea
The HSE are sharing these notifications on a trial basis over the next 6 months. Because the incidents are under investigation exact details will not be available and will not be provided with these notifications (either because the facts haven’t’ been established or release may prejudice enquiries).
Two colleagues fall from quayside