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:
- Working outdoors (heat or cold stress)
- Cuts, lacerations and amputations
- 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.