DOL releases action plan to cut forestry deaths

A new plan to reduce the number of forestry workers being injured or killed has been launched by the Department of Labour. Of the five sectors where the most harm is occurring – construction, agriculture, forestry, manufacturing and fishing – forestry has the highest rate of workplace deaths. In the past five years 24 forestry workers have been killed - the Forestry Sector Action Plan sets out a plan to reduce this toll. Its part of the National Action Agenda which...

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