Forestry work

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Operation
16.3.3.
Cab doors should be left open and seat belts
removed when moving across ice.
16.3.4.
Intervals between tractors on ice should be at least
40 m, and only one-way traffic should be allowed.
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Forestry work
17.0.1.
Tractors used for skidding should not enter a tree-
felling area without giving a warning signal and receiving a per-
missive signal from the head feller in reply.
17.0.2.
Tractors to which logs have been attached should not
start up without a permissive signal from the chokerman, rigging
slinger or other workers concerned. Permissive signals should not
be given until all workers are in the clear.
17.0.3.
A tractor should not be left standing on slopes
unless
(a) the engine has been stopped; and
(b) the brakes have been applied and locked.
17.0.4.
If tractors are left standing, bulldozer blades or
buckets should be lowered or securely blocked.
17.0.5.
The hands should never be used to guide hauling
cables onto tractor winch drums. If guidance is necessary, a bar
or other appliance should be used.
17.0.6.
While the tractor is moving or the haulage cable is
taut no worker should
(a) adjust or remove the attachment of the logs;
(b) loosen chokers;
(c) cross or pass over hauling
cables;
or
(d) be in close proximity to the hauling cable.
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