26 March 1999

Safety comes first

HEALTH and safety is an issue forestry contractors now take seriously, says the HSE.

Evidence for this is that more than 1600 contractors attended 20 seminars across the UK, to hear the HSE present a new framework for managing health and safety in commercial forestry and woodland operations. The seminars are part of a two-year HSE initiative to improve health and safety management in forestry. &#42