February 13, 2013

Fit To Plant 2013

Hi Tree-planter.com Hot off the press…. please feel free to post and distribute. This project was initiated and managed by the BC Safe Silviculture Program and […]
April 18, 2010

Biomechanics and Musculoskeletal Disorders in Northern Ontario Tree Planters

By >Tegan Slot Nearly 900,000 hectares of Canada’s forests are harvested on an annual basis, 379,000 of which are manually re-planted by tree-planters with an estimated […]
October 18, 2009

Effects of Physiological Status of Tree-planters on Occupational Injury and Planting Productivity and Quality – Summary

Delia Roberts, Ph.D., Selkirk College, Department of Biology, Castlegar, B.C., Canada Download the PDF latest-study-summary
July 18, 2009

A Pilot Project: Physiological Programs for the Reduction of Occupational Injury and Illness, and Productivity Enhancement in Tree-Planters

Delia Roberts, Ph.D., Selkirk College, Department of Biology, Castlegar, B.C., Canada Available here as a PDF a-pilot-project
July 18, 2009

Top Ten Diet Tips for Tree Planters

By: Dr. Delia Roberts The Top Ten Tips is a pocket sized booklet that will give you information on what and when to eat for maximum […]
May 15, 2008

A Tree Planter Guide to Reducing Musculoskeletal Injuries

The Guide was developed for tree planters and their supervisors by FPInnovations – Feric Division (http://www.feric.ca/) in response to concerns about musculoskeletal injuries suffered by tree […]
October 18, 2002

Reducing the Risk of Injuries in Tree-planters

Ariel-Ann Lyons, Human Kinetics Undergraduate Thesis, University of British Columbia, August 2001 Download the PDF reducing-the-risk
July 18, 2000

Fertilizers Affect Tree Planters’ Health

A hypothesis put forward by a senior Weyerhaeuser forester, at a recent Workers’ Compensation Board inquiry as to why treeplanters are getting sick, was that they […]