People and safety


What are the problems faced by the industry in this area?
Recruitment, retention, training, and skills development of truck drivers and machine operators
High-risk conditions of forest operations, especially on steep slopes and on resource roads used by the industry and general public
Financial vulnerability of harvesting and trucking contractors


What does FPInnovations do to address the challenges?
Assist in recruitment, retention, and skills development by engaging contractors in capacity-building training and diagnostic activities
Assist in recruitment, retention, and skills development by improving safety through accident reduction technologies for trucks and best management practices for steep slopes

Goals & Impacts

What are the goals to reach and what are the impacts on members?
Provide a more stable and resilient contractor workforce to maintain a steady flow of fibre to run the mills
Reduce accident frequency by 50% in roads and harvest operations during 2020-2023