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The forestry work manager (FWM) is the person who commissions work on the site.

Key tasks

  • Use the information from the landowner to prepare an outline risk assessment for the work on the site and for the haulage of timber away from the site.
  • Select competent contractors with a good health and safety record.
  • Specify the health and safety measures for contractors working on the site and others who may be affected by the work activity.
  • Liaise with the landowner.
  • Monitor health and safety on the site.

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