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.
The refreshed 2019 FISA Guidance on Managing Health & Safety in Forestry (GMHSF), is now available to the UK forestry industry.
HSE update - October 2021
Lone workers can be at greater risk of harm as they may not have anyone to help or support them if things go wrong. Employers should provide training, supervision, monitoring and support for those working alone.
Work Right to protect workers’ lung health - All workers deserve to Breathe Easy; Spotlight on lung health during Men’s Health Week; and HSE targeted inspections
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.
FISA received a recent query relating to lone working and as this is a chainsaw query, input from the Chainsaw WG was sought.
If you can spare 10 minutes, please take part in The Health & Wellbeing Survey - it’s the most comprehensive survey of its kind the industry has seen.
HSE first aid at work update
The Resuscitation Council UK (RCUK) has stated that they are supportive of training providers who may wish to omit practical teaching and assessment of rescue breaths in first aid training while coronavirus transmission rates are very high.
check it out https://www.bbc.co.uk/headroom
This week I would like to draw focus on the BBC Headroom campaign Headroom
10th of September, is World Suicide Prevention Day and in Scotland there is a major campaign being launched to tackle this called “United to Prevent Suicide”.
Mental Health Work Place Training