Best Practice Guidelines

Approved Code of Practice for Safety and Health in Forest Operations (ACoP)

The Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) has been developed in partnership with industry representatives and other agencies and it focuses on improving safety practices and reducing workplace accidents in the industry.


NZ Forestry Drug & Alcohol Code of Practice. Published by NZFOA. 

New Zealand Forest Owners Association, Code of Practice, Eliminating alcohol and other drugs from the workplace. Updated March 2015.



Safetree™ is an injury prevention programme for the forestry sector. The website is dedicated to providing health and safety information and resources for the plantation forest industry.


Worksafe New Zealand - Forestry

A website created by Worksafe NZ dedicated to health and safety in the forestry industry.


Best Practice guides

The best practice guides are under review however they can be viewed in their current form using this link to the full list.