AUSTimber2016 Report

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As a part of this year’s successful event, ForestWorks hosted a session about the opportunities for industry-led initiatives to manage safety issues facing the industry.  

Participants were able to learn about new systems, processes and programs that are being developed by industry to support and improve safety standards, including:

  • ForestWorks industry programs including FOLS Skills Verification Program, presented by Diana Lloyd, Contract and Project Manager, ForestWorks.
  • Road transport policy initiatives, presented by John Gilbert, OAM – Manager Industry Stakeholder Engagement NHVR.
  • Results of the load restraint testing undertaken in Gippsland and the Green Triangle with contractors, presented by Sean Carlson, Principal Engineer, Engistics.
  • Forestry Better Business Programpresented by Lorraine McNamara, Skills Advisory Manager, ForestWorks.