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Timber Harvesting Safety
Our industry has come a long way in the last few decades when it comes to improving safety practices on timber harvesting operations and designing exceptional safety innovations in logging equipment.
A groundhog somewhere in Pennsylvania saw its shadow, so apparently, the entire country is about to be treated to six more weeks of winter. You’re in luck - for years, the Forest Resources Association has shared information on the technical and safety aspects of working in cold conditions.
I commissioned into the Army as a second lieutenant of Armor in 1997 as a graduate of the US Military Academy. I have served around the world in places like Kansas, Korea, California, Colorado, and Georgia.
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is said to have first been developed in Switzerland in the early 1990’s. Since then, it has become increasingly popular across Europe in modern architecture and building construction, and it now appears to be gaining some momentum here in North America.
Last month I wrote about FRA Technical Releases, and how to submit ideas for publication. The FRA Safety Alert is another very popular publication that we offer, and something that can greatly benefit those working in forestry industry jobs.
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