Wood manufacturing

These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in the wood manufacturing industry, as shown by injury claims. The wood manufacturing industry includes log saw-milling, re-sawn and dressed timber, and wood products such as furniture, doors, structural fittings and joinery.

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Wednesday 13 May 2020

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  • Manufacturing

Wood manufacturing

These are the most common injuries and hazards for people working in the wood manufacturing industry, as shown by injury claims. The wood manufacturing industry includes log sawmilling, resawn and dressed timber, and wood products such as furniture, doors, structural fittings and joinery.

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WorkSafe expects employers to have safety solutions in place to protect workers from the most common sources of injury.

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