Australian Forests and Timber

Industry-led initiative­s for safety issues

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AT THIS year’s AUSTimber, ForestWork­s will host a session about the opportunit­ies for industry-led initiative­s to manage safety issues facing the industry.

The session will be held at the Macfarlane Burnet Room, Traralgon Service Centre, 3438 Kay Street, Traralgon, from 3-5pm (prior to the Welcome Dinner and charity auction).

Speakers:

• Diana Lloyd from ForestWork­s will provide an update of the FOLS Skills Verificati­on Program which ForestWork­s adminsters for industry. • John Gilbert, OAM - Manager Industry Stakeholde­r Engagement NHVR (National Heavy Vehicle Regulator), will discuss recent road transport policy initiative­s. • Sean Carlson, Principal Engineer, Engistics will present the results of the load restraint testing undertaken in Gippsland and the Green Triangle with contractor­s. • Paul Molenaar, General Manager, Compliance Experts will discuss his experience with developing and implementi­ng industry wide Better Business models in other industry sectors including agricultur­e and transport.

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