The union for wood and forestry workers is backing calls for an inquiry into forestry safety.
FIRST Union's Robert Reid speaks on Checkpoint regarding the health and safety taskforce report, in relation to the forestry sector.
As Workers Memorial Day approaches this Sunday, a union in the wood sector is warning that little is being learned from the spate of deaths in our forests.
A campaign calling for an inquiry into health and safety in forestry stepped up a notch today with the launch of a "What Killed Ken Callow?" billboard on Auckland’s Khyber Pass.
The death of a young forestry worker near Rotorua has prompted a union leader to accuse forest owners of preventing unions from helping to promote safe working practices.
The wood sector union says that another fatality in forestry must serve as a wakeup call for better health and safety standards in the industry.
New Zealand’s forest exports are being put risk as the industry continues to drag the chain on a key aspect of its certification, a union for workers in the wood industries says.
Better health and safety and job security would help in attracting workers to primary industries, FIRST Union said today.
A forestry worker died after a tree fell on his leg.
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