Logging Safety Brief
Continuous Improvement In Safety
Impressive advances in technology and safe work practices over the last century
have changed forestry operations at a lightning fast pace. Continuous improvement
in forest engineering techniques helps make forestry work safer and provides rewarding
occupations for those seeking outdoor work.
Logging Safety Programs
Safety & health programs for Oregon loggers and other forest operators are implemented
and available through a host of private organizations and government agencies. These
organizations work in cooperation with logging contractors to promote safe practices,
plans and operations that improve safety performance on-the job.
Workers Comp Insurance &
Associated Oregon Loggers, Inc. (AOL) serves the needs of logging and forestry customers
insured in the SAIF workers’ compensation program. AOL’s unique, long-term relationship
with SAIF Corporation provides association members with specialized services in
logging jobsite safety, health and return-to-work.
This page describes a variety of agencies and organizations that support the safe,
healthy and fair field work operations for forest workers all across Oregon. “Safety”
in Oregon forests, as addressed here, involves safe workplaces and worker safety.
Internet links are provided to directly access further information about Oregon
logging and forest activity safety.