Safety Library

The Safety Library holds a wide range of items. These can be filtered using the categories listing on the right-hand-side or bottom of the page.

FISA 707

Roundwood in Ports

July 2023 - Shipping of roundwood has steadily increased over the last 18 months, not least with the storm Arwen clear up in NE Scotland. Many ports previously unused for timber for many years are now being utilised for multi modal shipping of timber and it was pertinent for FISA to engage with this sector to create a base guidance document that can be referenced by ports and hauliers / suppliers.

Electrical Emergency – Calling 105

Scottish Woodlands Health & Safety Toolbox Talk

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) have created a simple 3-digit number 105 for the reporting of all electrical emergencies.

Blackthorn injury

Scottish Woodlands Health & Safety Shared Learning

and associated Cellulitis Toolbox Talks

Mud on Public Highway

FISA Bulletin

2024 for many regions has meant up to three times the average rainfall.

Now is the time to be mindful of mud on the road and the hazard it can present to other road users. Familiarise yourself with the laws around this and the steps you can take to minimise the impact of mud.

Machine Fire Incident

Scottish Woodlands Health & Safety Bulletin

A fire broke out on a logset forwarder while it was extracting timber at a windfarm site.

Machine Fires - Quest Guide 3.07

Scottish Woodlands Quest Guide 3.07

Machine fires are infrequent but high hazard events. A risk to life, to valuable machinery and equipment, worksites and woodlands, adjacent properties and to the environment.

Quest Guide 3.07 version March 2024