Give the Gift of Safety this Holiday Season Thursday, 26 November 2020 00:21

Give the Gift of Safety this Holiday Season

Looking for a holiday gift for your logging contractors or employees? FRA has a wide range of invaluable logging industry and safety-oriented products available for purchase.
FRA’s regional and national awards programs recognize outstanding loggers and authors of excellent FRA Technical Releases. These award winners often implement or describe innovative ideas to make forest operations more efficient, more productive, safer, or better environmentally. This year’s Appalachian Region award winners certainly meet these criteria:
FRA's Western Region recently completed revisions to the Chip Quality Manual - Quality Chips Make a Difference. First published in 1998, back in American Pulpwood Association days, with a second edition in 2005, this 3rd edition is a comprehensive guide covering all aspects of chip production, including chip quality, debarking, chipping, screening and conveying, and troubleshooting.
The FRA Lake States Region (LSR) convened a virtual meeting to discuss the challenges of the COVD-19 pandemic. The meeting, “Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” addressed the challenges of the pandemic to the forest products industry and how public timber programs of the LSR have responded.
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