Fatigue Management For The Forest Industry

  • Fatigue management for the forest industry (PDF 560kb)
    Document Type: Publication
    Keycode: VWA255/01/02.04
    Industry: Forestry, 
    Category: Fatigue, General, 
    Division Author: Manufacturing & Agriculture
    Publication Date: 10 March 2004
    Date First Published: 10 March 2004
    Summary: This guide was developed to help employers and employees address the issue of fatigue in the forestry industry and provides advice about how to manage the factors that contribute to fatigue.

About this publication

This guide was developed to help employers and employees address the issue of fatigue in the forestry industry. It will help you to understand your role and responsibilities and what you can do to help manage fatigue in your workplace. Fatigue in harvesting and cartage can only be managed if everyone in the supply chain – land/forest owners, principal contractors / syndicates, contractors, subcontractors and employees – plays their part and works together. Advice is provided about how you can manage the factors within your control that contribute to fatigue.

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