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Safety Bulletins

Our Top 10 Risks…

Recent training in risk management has encouraged us to focus on critical risks – those likely to result in fatal or serious injury!

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OPS – Operator Protective Structures

A tethered feller buncher operator was walking the machine up a hill when the 21mm poly-carbonate screen dislodged from its frame and fell backwards into the cab, hitting the operator on his head. This caused a laceration that required stitches.

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A Safety Message from the CEO

As we look forward to 2017, I feel positive about the NZ forestry sector and the role it will play in a prosperous NZ economy and society in the years ahead.

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Managing Risk - Safe Op

During 2016 PF Olsen has reviewed its approach to managing hazards and risk at forestry work-sites, including the so-called ‘particular risks’ that are outlined in the Health and Safety at Work (General Risk and Workplace Management) Regulations (GR & WM 2016).

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Reasonable Cause Testing

Methamphetamine before and after shots. We have all seen them and sometimes we have also seen the ‘real-life effects’ of drug abuse in old classmates, co-workers or in people more closely related to us and of course the despair this brings.

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