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Amended Safety Code - Request for Comment

Based on the feedback received from the industry since early May and a thorough review of:

* the Workplace Health and Safety Act 2012,

* its subordinate regulations, and

* the model Health and Safety Codes of Practices that Tasmania has approved,

the Project Manager, PF Olsen has prepared an initial draft amended Forest Safety (Code) and is seeking feedback.

Over the next few weeks material will be placed on this website for review.  Notifications will be emailed via the Private Forest Tasmania bulletin. (please subscribe by sending an email to admin@pft.tas.gov.au)

 Select to Download for ReviewProvide Feedback via Survey Monkey
 PrefaceCLICK HERE to provide comment on Preface, Scope & Application, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7
 Scope and Application Select link above to provide comment
1 Language and Structure Select link above to provide comment
2 Responsibilities Select link above to provide comment
3 Manage Risks Select link above to provide comment
4 Consult, Cooperate and Coordinate Select link above to provide comment
5 Plan and Prepare Select link above to provide comment
6 Common Hazards and Risk Controls Select link above to provide comment
7 Site Access and Roading Select link above to provide comment
8 Timber Harvesting CLICK HERE to provide comment on 8, 9 & 10
9 Log Extraction Select link above to provide comment
10 Log Landings Select link above to provide comment
11 Infield ProcessingCLICK HERE to provide comment on 11, 12, 13, GLOSSARY & APPENDICES
12 SilvicultureSelect link above to provide comment
13 Forest Fire Fighting Select link above to provide comment
 GLOSSARYSelect link above to provide comment
 APPENDICESSelect link above to provide comment

Completed draft for comment

Key Project Dates
Friday 21st August 2020 PHASE 1  - Close Comments
Tuesday 25th August 2020 STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING to review consolidated CONSULTATION DRAFT of amended FOREST SAFETY CODE
Friday 31st August 2020 PHASE 2 - Formal Consultation Commences
3:00pm-5:00pm, Tuesday 8th September 2020 Industry Consultation Workshop - BURNIE
3:00pm-5:00pm, Wednesday 9th September 2020 Industry Consultation Workshop - LAUNCESTON
3:00pm-5:00pm, Thursday 10th September 2020 Industry Consultation Workshop - HOBART
Monday 31st September 2020 PHASE 2 - Formal Consultation Closes
Tuesday 13th October 2020 STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING to review EXPOSURE DRAFT of AMENDED FOREST SAFETY CODE
Friday 30th October 2020 EXPOSURE DRAFT of AMENDED FOREST SAFETY CODE submitted to Minister for consideration