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Field Operations Forester

Northwoods Management is looking for a candidate to work on all phases of a forestry operation including harvest planning, road construction and day to day field operations
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18-S-12: Choker Setter Struck by Falling Exhaust Flap

On a winter day in the Pacific Northwest, two rigging crew members were setting chokers. One of them went to retrieve chokers from a dropline under a motorized carriage.
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Issue Update

The FRA-supported AG and Legal Workforce Protection Act (H.R. 6417)—legislation that creates a new employer friendly H-2C guestworker visa program that includes forestry workers—
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Issue Update

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is seeking public input to revise the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, which limit the operating hours of commercial truck drivers.
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Issue Update

On September 5, The Farm Bill Conferees initiated discussions with opening remarks on the legislation.
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18-S-11: Logger Injured During Processor Head Repair

On a mid-winter morning in the Lake States Region, a logger began his workday by performing maintenance on the processor head of his recently purchased cut-to-length harvesting machinery.

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18-S-10: Operator Pinches Finger While Moving Loader

On a warm summer morning in the southeastern U.S., a loader operator assisted other crew members in preparing a loader for movement to another job site. 
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Issue Update

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Issue Update

FRA continues to work with the AG Legal Workforce (AG LWA) Coalition to encourage Representatives to cosponsor the AG LWA (H.R. 6417). Currently, the legislation has 83 Cosponsors and support continues to grow.

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