The primary purpose of this Project was the provision of an online community information resource and virtual training facility covering safety concerns and fundamentals of the tree-planting industry.
Objectives included provision of a number of online mini-courses designed to teach the safety precautions/ hazards and silviculture principles associated with tree-planting.
Over the Winter/early Spring of 2002, a web-site identified as ‘www.tree-planter.com’ was completed and launched on March 18th, 2002. Access is available to the industry and the general public free-of-charge.
The eight mini-courses available on the web-site include: General Forestry Worker Safety; Wildlife Safety; Treeplanting Safety; Bush Camp Safety; Helicopter Safety; Microsite Treeplanting; Stock Handling; and Fundamentals of Quality.