Alabama Cooperative Extension System
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System operates as the primary outreach organization for the land-grant functions of Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities.
122 Duncan Hall Annex, Auburn University, AL 36849
Phone: 334-844-5690 • Email: Publications@aces.edu
Alabama Loggers Council
Alabama’s Professional Logging Manager (PLM) Course, endorsed by the Alabama Loggers Council, consists of five one-day sessions including First Aid for Loggers and Logger Safety Training.
555 Alabama St., Montgomery, AL 36104-8733
Phone: 334-265-8733 • Email: email@example.com
American Trucking Associations
The mission of the American Trucking Associations, Inc. is to serve and represent the interests of the trucking industry with one united voice.
2200 Mill Road, Alexandria, VA 22314
Amerisafe is an “A” rated provider of workers’ compensation insurance in 43 states. Amerisafe specializes in logging, trucking, and sawmills. Amerisafe representatives are experts in providing loss prevention services since many have come directly from the wood products industry.
2301 Highway 190 West, DeRidder, LA 70634-6006
Phone: 800-897-9719 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Arkansas Timber Producers Association
Arkansas’ Pro Logger Training Program features four training workshops including Timber Harvesting & Transportation Safety. Last year, 2,256 loggers and employees attended 64 workshops. Defensive Truck Driving is offered as a continuing education course.
2311 Biscayne Dr., Suite 207, Little Rock, AR 72227
Phone: 501-224-2232 • Email: email@example.com
Associated California Loggers
California’s ProLogger Program has three required courses including Safety and Risk Management. A total of 69 logging businesses have accumulated the 20 credit hours necessary to achieve ProLogger status.
555 Capitol Mall, Suite 745, Sacramento, CA 95814
Associated Oregon Loggers, Inc.
The Oregon Professional Logger (OPL) Program accredits harvesting companies for continuing education in four areas including safety. Courses in first aid/CPR, emergency medical response, insurance and logging safety are available.
P.O. Box 12339, Salem, OR 97309
Phone: 503-364-1330 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
The Association of Equipment Manufacturer's provides access to valuable reports, surveys and benchmarking tools for manufacturers. Its website contains key reports important to the forestry industry.
6737 W. Washington Street, Suite 2400, Milwaukee, WI 53214
Bailey's has been in the Woodsman supply business for over 35 years and are a source for Double Tapered felling wedges.
P.O. Box 550, 44650 Highway 101, Laytonsville, CA 95454
Bituminous Insurance Company
Bituminous Insurance has served the needs of wood-related industries for more than 65 years with a full line of insurance programs. Bituminous’ risk control consultants work with insured loggers to identify potential causes of loss and recommend ways to minimize risk exposure.
320 18th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201
The Forestry & Industrial Equipment Division of Blount, Inc., is home to three of the oldest and most respected names in timber harvesting equipment: Prentice loaders, Hydro-Ax feller bunchers, and CTR slashers and delimbers.
535 Mack Todd Road, Zebulon, NC 27597
Davis-Garvin Companies provide comprehensive insurance programs, services, and risk management programs to the forest products industry. Wood supplier liability, hunt club liability, accidental death and dismemberment, and other financial service programs are offered to FRA members.
PO Box 21627, Columbia, SC 29221
Phone : 800-845-3163
John Deere Publishing
John Deere Publishing (JDP) offers five comprehensive series of books and educational curricula covering agribusiness management practices, agricultural machinery operation and adjustments, and equipment servicing and maintenance.
Dept. 373, 5440 Corporate Park Drive, Davenport, IA 52807
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is one of nine administrations within the U.S. Department of Transportation whose mission is dedicated to improving truck and bus safety on the nation’s highway.
U. S. Department of Transportation
400 7th Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20590
FLI Learning Systems, Inc.
FLI courses have been developed for specialists and experienced drivers of specific equipment. Courses are delivered through the use of videos, slides, individual and group work.
P.O. Box 2233, Princeton, NJ 08543
Florida Forestry Association
The Florida Forestry Association sponsors the Florida Master Logger Program. Logging Safety is one of the three core courses. Other safety-related courses cover defensive during, DOT regulations, alcohol and drug misuse detection and a Safety Certified Program.
P.O. Box 1696, Tallahassee, FL 32302-1696
Phone: 850-222-5646 • Email: email@example.com
Forest Industry Safety & Training Alliance
Wisconsin’s Forest Industry Safety and Training Alliance (FISTA) offers training in Chain Saw Safety, Mechanized Training for logging equipment operators, and Log Truck Driver Training as part of its core curriculum.
3243 Golf Course Road, Rhinelander, WI 54501-1548
Phone: 800-551-2656 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Forest Applications Training, Inc.
The goal of Forest Applications Training is to provide customers with a great learning experience that will enable safety and productivity in their personal and professional lives.
P.O. Box 1048, Hiram, GA 30141
Phone: 770-222-2511 • E-mail: email@example.com
Forest Industry Safety & Training Alliance
Forest Industry Safety and Training Alliance, Inc. is a nationally recognized, non-profit safety training and education organization for the forest industry.
3243 Golf Course Road, Rhinelander, WI 54501-1548
Phone: 800-551-2656 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Forest Resources Association
The Forest Resources Association (FRA) is concerned with the safe, efficient and sustainable harvest and transportation of forest products from the woods to the mill. FRA serves as the secretariat for the National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety (THATS) Foundation.
600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 350, Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-838-9385 • Email: email@example.com
Click here for printable FRA order form
Forestry Mutual Insurance
In 2000, the North Carolina Forestry Association’s Mutual Insurance Company became the Forestry Mutual Insurance Company, offering competitive rates. It has since introduced safety programs and practices designed to protect workers in a dangerous working environment.
P.O. Box 19467, Raleigh, NC 27619-9467
Phone: 800-849-7788 • E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Gransfors Bruks, Inc.
Gränsfors Bruks, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes Swedepro® Chain Saw Protective Apparel and other products that allow the chain saw operator to be safer when working with a chain saw.
821 W. 5th North Street,
P.O. Box 818 Summerville, South Carolina 29484
Phone: 843-875-0240 • Fax: 843-821-2285
Email: email@example.com • Website: www.gransfors.us
Husqvarna Forest & Garden
Husqvarna's forestry product offerings cover chainsaws, clearing saws, and accessories such as chains, blades and protective cloathing.
7349 Statesville Rd., Charlotte, NC 28269
J.J. Keller & Associates
J. J. Keller is a trusted source for safety and regulatory compliance products and services that help increase safety awareness, reduce risk, follow best practices, and stay current with changing regulations.
P.O. Box 368, Neenah, WI 54957-0368
Phone: 877-564-2333 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kentucky Injury and Prevention Center
The Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC) is a partnership between the Kentucky Department for Public Health and the University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health that combines academic investigation with practical public health initiatives.
333 Waller Ave., Suite 202, Lexington, KY 40504-2915
Kentucky Master Logger Office
Kentucky Master Logger program consists of three one-day courses that include Standard First Aid and CPR and Logging Safety. Since 1992, 5,653 loggers and others have completed this training program.
Department of Forestry
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0073
Phone: 859-257-6230 • Email: email@example.com
Komatsu Forest LLC
Komatsu Forest is North America’s leading manufacturer specializing in purpose-built, cut-to-length forestry equipment.
375 AMS Court, Suite 1, Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 920-593-3000 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Louisiana Forestry Association
Louisiana’s Master Logger Program requires two logging safety-related courses for all graduates: OSHA Regulations and Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety. Forest Products Skilled Driver and DOT Regulations courses are offered to fulfill continuing education requirements.
P.O. Box 5067, Alexandria, LA 71307
Phone: 318-443-2558 • Email: email@example.com
Maryland Forests Association
Maryland’s Master Logger program features three core courses including First Aid/CPR and Logging Safety. Continuing education courses are available in Defensive Driving and Advanced OSHA Safety.
P.O. Box 599, Grantsville, MD 21536
Phone: 301-895-5369 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Minnesota Logger Education Program
Minnesota’s Logger Education Program (MLEP) consists of three days of training, with one day dedicated to logging safety. To maintain MLEP membership status, two additional days of training are required each year including one day of Log Safe training.
301 W 1st St. Suite 510, Duluth, MN 55802-1634
Phone: 218-722-5442 • Email: email@example.com
Mississippi State University
Department of Forestry
Mississippi’s Continuing Education program for Professional Loggers consists of four workshops including Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety.
Box 9681, Mississippi State, MS 39762-9681
Phone: 601-325-8919 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Missouri Forest Products Association
Missouri’s Professional Timber Harvester program includes four eight-hour hands-on sessions, which emphasize safety, cutting and felling techniques and equipment maintenance.
611 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 1
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Montana Logging Association
Montana’s Accredited Logging Professional (ALP) program requires loggers to accumulate at least 56 credit/hours, which includes the development of a written safety program. Safety Hazards and Loss Prevention is one of the continuing education courses available to maintain ALP accreditation.
P.O. Box 1716, Kalispell, MT 59901
Phone: 406-752-3168 • Email: email@example.com
8507 S. Winn Road, Winn, MI 48896
Morbark, a pioneer in the field of whole tree chipping, offers a full line of equipment options for producing clean chips in the woods.
Morton Suggestion, Inc. (i.e. Operation Lifesaver)
P.O. Box 76, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056
Training and promotional items are a great way to get the word out.
National Technical Information Service
The National Technical Information Service serves as a central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information.
5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, VA 22161
Phone: 800-553-NTIS • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety Foundation
The National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety (THATS) Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable organization supporting logging and transportation safety-related projects and activities nationwide.
600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 350
Rockville, MD 20852
New Hampshire Timberland Owners Association
New Hampshire’s Professional Loggers Program (PLP) features four core areas of instruction (eight hours each) including First Aid and CPR and Safe and Productive Felling. For truckers a Safe Trucking course is required.
54 Portsmouth St., Concord, NH 03301
New York Logger Training, Inc.
New York’s Trained Logger Certificate (TLC) Program has three core courses that include First Aid/CPR, Chain Saw Operation, and Safety and Productivity. Continuing education courses include Skidder/Loader Safety.
123 State Street, Albany, NY 12207
North Carolina Forestry Association
North Carolina’s ProLogger Program features a one-day session on logging safety. Other safety-related training courses are DOT Compliance, Logger Safety Awareness, and a defensive driving and jobsite safety workshop titled Professional Trucking of Forest Products.
1600 Glenwood Avenue, Suite I, Raleigh, NC 27608-2355
Northeastern Loggers Association
This site is a reference for loggers in their pursuit of training programs where they work and/or live. Comprehensive information and course schedules available from individual program administrators.
P.O. Box 69
Old Forge, NY 13420
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has detailed logging regulations (Sec. 1910.266) for improving safety in the woods. OSHA’s Logging Technical Advisor provides on-line assistance to logging businesses and workers.
U. S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, Washington, DC 20210
Ohio Forestry Association
The Ohio Logger Training (OLT) program offers three days of training in First Aid and CPR, best management practices, and Chain Saw Safety Training.
4080 South High Street, Columbus, OH 43207
Ontario Forestry Safe Workplace Association
The Ontario Forestry Safe Workplace Association is dedicated to leading and partnering in the development of the healthiest and safest workplaces where the ultimate measure of success is zero injuries and illnesses.
690 McKeown Avenue, North Bay, ON P1B 9P1
Blount Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer and marketer of cutting chain, guide bars, and chain drive sprockets for chain saws, and a leading manufacturer and supplier of outdoor equipment parts.
Oregon Cutting Systems Division
4909 S.E. International Way, Portland, OR 97222-4679
Forestry Media Center, 250 Peavy Hall
The FMC provides new ideas, tools, and technologies to communicate forestry and natural resource information and issues to a vast audience, including forest scientists, land managers, college and K-12 students, and the general public.
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331-5702
Phone: 541-737-4702 • Email: email@example.com
Since 1982, Peterson has been building innovative machines for the wood processing and recycling industries like portable in-woods chip plants.
29408 Airport Road, Eugene, OR 97404
Pioneer Machinery is a distributor of many lines of logging equipment at 27 locations throughout the southern United States.
3239 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia, SC 29169
SawJammer Company, LLC
Safety Footwear is available from SawJammer Company, LLC based in Baltimore, MD.
8515 Kelso Drive, Units G&H, Baltimore, MD 21220
South Carolina Forestry Association
South Carolina’s Timber Operations Professional (TOP) program is an intensive three-day training course featuring one-day on OSHA and Insurance Requirements for loggers. Safety training also available for truck drivers, skidder operators and chain saw operators.
P.O. Box 21303
Columbia, SC 29221
Southern New England Logger Education Program
The Southern New England (SNE) Logger Education Program requires twelve-hours of Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety training and eight hours of Emergency Medical Response and First Aid training for certification. Game of Logging, OSHA Logger Standards and Logger Rescue Safety courses are available.
Forest Wood Products Institute
Mount Wachusett Community College
444 Green St., Garner, MA 01440
Phone: 978-630-9334 • Email: J_smith@mwcc.mass.edu
From chain saws to trimmers, blowers, and more, each and every piece of STIHL equipment is built with unwavering standards.
P.O. Box 2015, Virginia Beach, VA 23450
Sustainable Forestry Initiative of Pennsylvania
The SFI of Pennsylvania Master Logger Program has three core level courses that include First Aid/CPR and Logging Safety. The eight-hour logging safety course covers OSHA regulations and record-keeping and equipment, truck and chain saw safety.
315 Allen St., Suite 418, State College PA 16801
Phone: 888-734-9366 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tennessee Forestry Association
Tennessee’s Master Logger Program consists of five one-day sessions. Two days are devoted to Logging Safety and First Aid/CPR training.
P.O. Box 290693, Nashville, TN 3722-0693
Website : www.tnforestry.com
Texas Logging Council
Texas’ Logger Training and Education (LTE) program offers Safety Workshops for logging contractors and their employees. Over 1,300 loggers attended in 2000.
c/o Texas Forestry Association
P.O. Box 1488
Lufkin, TX 75902
Tilton Equipment Company
Tilton Equipment Company offers a complete range of high-quality outdoor power equipment products and a full line of personal protective apparel and accessories.
P.O. Box 68, Rye, NH 03870
Phone: 800-447-1152 • Email: Tiltonequipment@comcast.net
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics collects data on Injuries & Illnesses and Fatalities for logging workers.
Postal Square Building
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20212
Phone: 202-691-5200 • Email: email@example.com
University of Georgia
The Georgia Master Timber Harvester program is three days of training in sustainable forestry, harvest planning, business management and logging safety. Continuing education courses include driver skill training.
Warnell School of Forest Resources
Athens, GA 30602-2152
Extension Distribution Center
Extension is a 100 year old partnership between federal, state and county governments - providing scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.
405 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108-6068
Virginia SHARP Logger Program
Since 1996, more than 3,000 loggers, foresters and others have received this training through the SHARP Logger program.
232 Cheatham Hall, Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: 540-231-6494 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Workers Compensation Board of British Columbia
WorkSafeBC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of British Columbia. It consults with and educates employers and workers and monitors compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
WorkSafe BC Store
P.O. Box 5350 Stn Terminal, Vancouver, BC V6B 5L5