​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The forestry industry is a very labour intensive job requiring long hours of focus, awareness and alertness.

There are a number of physical, environmental and ergonomic hazards that could cause injury or illness to workers, including:

  • Noise
  • Working outdoors (heat or cold stress)
  • MSIs
  • Cuts, lacerations and amputations
  • Driving
  • Slips, trips and falls.

See our resources section to learn more about common risks and hazards in the construction industry, or view our safety topics.​

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