About Us

Forestry Safety Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

Mission Statement

To lead the Newfoundland and Labrador forestry sector in the promotion and development of a positive, industry-wide safety culture;  to create added value for members through the identification and co-ordination of timely, cost-effective, globally recognized Occupational Health and Safety training and through the provision of Return-to-Work program advice;   to assist members in the reduction of human, social, economic and environmental loss as a result of work related injuries, illnesses and disease.

Our Vision

To be recognized as the leading authority of Occupational Health and Safety services for the prevention of workplace injury, illness and disease, and the safe and timely return to work of injured workers in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Our Objectives

  • Reduce injuries and save lives
  • Improve our industry’s image
  • Develop an improved safety culture within our industry
  • Reduce all costs associated with workplace accidents
  • Reduce WHSCC assessment rates
  • Improve profits for our member companies
  • Increase the level of training and safety awareness of forest industry employees
  • Maintain compliance with OHS regulations and other legal requirements
  • Play a leadership role in putting safety at the forefront of our forest industry
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