GENERAL OR MISCELLANEOUS SAFETY

Items available from the Forest Resources Association are flagged with FRA's logo which clicks to a printable order form.

AS IT SHOULD BE DONE: WORKPLACE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS VIDEO; 1992; 24 minutes; discusses universal precaution for handling blood in the workplace -treat all blood as if it was contaminated - as required under OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. Available for sale @ $55.00 plus shipping. Stock number AVA19111VNB1.
National Technical Information Service, click on www.ntis.gov/search/product.asp?ABBR=AVA19111VNB1&starDB=GRAAHIST

CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME IN THE LOGGING INDUSTRY VIDEO; 13 minutes; describes common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome and offers work techniques for reducing the risk of developing upper extremity disorders. Video available for $30.00 plus $4.95 shipping and handling.
FISTA

COACHING THE PROFESSIONAL LOGGER VIDEO; 2004; 25 minutes; stresses importance of safety to logging “teams” and how to execute the safety “game plan” to improve team performance. Available for sale (VHS or DVD) @ $25.00 to FRA members, $50.00 to all others. Stock number 04-A-1. (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.

EQUIPMENT CARE AND MAINTENANCE VIDEO; 2006; 12 minutes; reviews safety, environmental and fire hazards when performing equipment maintenance. Includes lockout/tagout, preventing oil spills, fire safety and many other items. Video and discussion leader guide available from North Carolina Forestry Association for $99 plus shipping and sales tax OR four-video set (Equipment Care and Maintenance, OSHA Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Harvesting Procedures: Planning & Operations) available for $299 plus shipping and sales tax.
North Carolina Forestry Association

GARAGE SITE SAFETY HANDBOOK; 2004, 44 pages; focuses on the most common types of activities conducted at a garage site and how to maintain a safe and productive work place. Available for sale @ $15.00 to FRA members, $30.00 to all others. Stock number 04-A-3 (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.

HARVESTING PROCEDURES: PLANNING & OPERATIONS VIDEO; 2005; 18 minutes; covers pre-harvest activities such as boundary lines, contracts, SMZs, aesthetics, access, etc. then addresses fiber utilization, safety while operating equipment, truck driver placement, and concludes with post-harvest tract cleanup and closure. Video and discussion leader guide available from North Carolina Forestry Association for $99 plus shipping and sales tax OR four video set (Equipment Care and Maintenance, OSHA Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Harvesting Procedures: Planning & Operations) available for $299 plus shipping and sales tax.
North Carolina Forestry Association

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS REGULATIONS VIDEO; 2006; 17 minutes; covers DOT transportation, labeling, licensing and EPA storage requirements. Takes a complex issue and informs loggers what they need to know about handling hazardous materials, including diesel fuel. Video and discussion leader guide available from North Carolina Forestry Association for $99 plus shipping and sales tax OR four video set (Equipment Care and Maintenance, OSHA Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Harvesting Procedures: Planning & Operations) available for $299 plus shipping and sales tax.
North Carolina Forestry Association

KENTUCKY MASTER LOGGER PARTICIPANT NOTEBOOK HANDBOOK; 2001; 3-ring binder; includes general logging safety information and Kentucky's laws and regulations dealing with timber harvesting; updated annually. Available for sale @ $50.00.
Kentucky Master Logger Office, click on www.masterlogger.org/matlinks/#train, then scroll down to "Training Manuals".

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT: YOUR KEY TO SAFETY HANDBOOK; 1993; covers elements of effective hazardous energy control program, lockout/tagout regulations and training. Available for sale @ $2.75 each. English and Spanish versions available from www.jjkeller.com_catalog/index.html, click on “Subject,” then on “I-0”, and scroll down to “Lock-out, Tag-out".
J.J. Keller

LOGGING BODY MECHANICS VIDEO; 23 minutes; designed to give loggers a tool they can use to improve their body mechanics and help prevent repetitive strain injuries. Available for sale @ $30.00 plus $4.95 shipping and handling.
FISTA

OSHA LOGGING OPERATIONS REGULATIONS HANDBOOK; 1996; 24 pages, condensed format "field guide" intended to serve as a brief on-the-job reference booklet on the OSHA Logging Safety Standard for logging employees. Available for sale @ $2.00 to FRA members, $4.00 to all others. Bulk discounts available. Stock number 96-A-3. (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.

OSHA LOGGING SAFETY VIDEO AND GUIDE VIDEO; 1995; 70 minutes; instructional video and guide can help logging contractors orient employees on OSHA regulations governing general safety, machine operation, chain saw operation, and vehicle operation. Includes corrections and amendments made to OSHA's Final Rule on Logging Operations in 1995. Training Guide included. Available for sale @ $35.00 to FRA members, $70.00 to all others. Stock number 95-A-15. (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.

OSHA REGULATIONS VIDEO; 2006; 18 minutes; reviews all required written documentation and training programs according to North Carolina OSHA standards. While North Carolina does have its own interpretation of the standards, this video can be a useful and timely review for all states. Video and discussion leader guide available from North Carolina Forestry Association for $99 plus shipping and sales tax OR four video set (Equipment Care and Maintenance, OSHA Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Harvesting Procedures: Planning & Operations) available for $299 plus shipping and sales tax.
North Carolina Forestry Association

OSHA'S VOLUNTARY COMPLIANCE OUTREACH PROGRAM WEB SITE; OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) offers employers the ability to work in partnership with OSHA to set up comprehensive safety management programs at the workplace. Visit www.osha.gov/dcsp/vpp/index.html.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration

REDUCING MACHINE OPERATOR FATIGUE PAMPHLET; 1999; shows stretching exercises designed to reduce fatigue in machine operators. Available for sale @ $10.00 per 50 to FRA members, $20.00 per 50 to all others. Stock number 99-A-1. (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.

REVISED LOGGER'S GUIDE TO THE NEW OSHA LOGGING SAFETY STANDARDS HANDBOOK; 1995; 32 pages; explains what logging employers must know to comply with the new OSHA Logging Safety Standards in an easy-to-read format. Includes 1995 revision of OSHA Logging Operations Regulations. Free download, English or Spanish, at www.loggingsafety.com/safety-brochures.html.
Forest Resources Association Inc.

TIMBER HARVESTING SAFETY MANUAL HANDBOOK; 2001; covers general safety recommendations, personal protective equipment, guidelines for hand tools, chain saw, and woods equipment operations. Safety in transportation and emergency care are also included. Available for sale @ $4.00 to FRA members, $8.00 to all others. Bulk discounts available. Stock number 01-A-9. (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.

WOODLANDS SAFETY: LEARNING FROM CLOSE CALLS HANDBOOK; 1996; 20 pages; presents a methodology for using "close call" accidents as opportunities for logging businesses to identify unsafe acts and prevent them from continuing - before there are serious consequences. Available for sale @ $5.00 to FRA members, $10.00 to all others. Bulk discounts available. Stock number 96-A-5. (click here for a printable order form)
Forest Resources Association Inc.