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Document ID (ISN)73943
CIS number 99-1893
ISSN - Serial title 0022-4375 - Journal of Safety Research
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sullman M.J.M., Kirk P.M., Parker R.J., Gaskin J.E.
Title New Zealand logging industry accident reporting scheme: Focus for a human factors research programme
Bibliographic information Summer 1999, Vol.30, No.2, p.123-131. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract A voluntary accident reporting scheme is described which has been used to identify the requirements for, and monitor the effectiveness of, interventions within the New Zealand logging industry. Two examples are used: the development of chainsaw cut-resistant legwear, and determinination of the most appropriate color for high visibility clothing. The underlying rationale for each intervention is described and the effectiveness of the intervention is evaluated, based on data drawn from the accident reporting scheme. Topics: case study; chain saws; forestry and logging; leg protection; New Zealand; notification of occupational accidents; protective clothing; visibility.
Descriptors (primary) protective clothing; New Zealand; notification of occupational accidents; forestry and logging
Descriptors (secondary) leg protection; visibility; chain saws; case study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Forestry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Protective clothing
Forestry and logging
Reporting of occupational accidents
Notification of accidents and diseases