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Safety first, second and third!
29 October, 2012
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Over the past two years there have been two chainsaw-related fatalities in the forestry industry.  A further injury earlier this year resulted in increased scrutiny being applied to harvesting operations throughout South Africa.  Mondi Shanduka's Arthur Bilbrough states that the occurrence of any further safety-related incidents will result in the company considering calling a halt to all felling operations.  This is a reflection of Mondi's non-negotiable stance when it comes to the safety of chainsaw operators.  At an information day on Thursday 16 August 2012, a group of approximately thirty forestry workers, Mondi employees and chainsaw manufacturer representatives congregated at Lynwood, a Shanduka plantation near Midmar Dam to discuss the latest trends and technology in chainsaw safety. read more

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