Formed in 2015, TEAM Safe Trucking (TST) is a broad-based, non-profit volunteer group seeking to elevate the standard and performance of the American forest industry’s transportation sector, which organizers believe is the most serious issue confronting the wood fiber supply chain.
Mission Statement: To reduce accidents through enhanced driver training and effective fleet management and to recruit new, safety-focused drivers to deliver a sustainable and profitable supply chain. For more information please click here.
THATS – Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety:
The National Timber Harvesting and Transportation Safety (THATS) Foundation is a charitable 501(c)3 organization administered by the Forest Resources Association. Established in 1991.
Mission Statement: “to promote, support, and serve as a catalyst for safe and professional work attitudes, practices, and conditions in timber harvesting and transportation.” For more information, and a downloadable brochure, please click here.
17-S-5: Pickup Truck Backs Over Manager
17-S-4: Early-Morning Crew Truck Wreck
17-S-3: Passenger Vehicle Collides with Backing Log Truck
16-S-5 Frozen Wood Residuals Load Pins Truck Driver
16-S-1 Overloaded Log Truck Traveling Too Fast
2017 Technical Releases
17-R-16: Utilization of Phone App Technology to Record Log Truck Movements in the Southeastern United States
17-R-14: ELDs (Electronic Logging Devices) are mandatory beginning December 18, 2017
17-R-11: Pole Saw Holder for Logger’s Service Truck
17-R-5: Using Woodyard Cameras to Improve Truck Driver Safety Compliance
17-R-2: "CAT Detect" for Personnel Protects On-The-Ground Workers
2016 Technical Releases
16-R-23 Ten Keys to Trucking Fleet Safety
16-R-15 Portable Safety Shelters for Truck Drivers on Woodyards
16-R-12 Truck Drivers’ Violation Record and Likelihood of Crashes
16-R-1 Cell Phone Signal Booster for Remote Locations