The dry season is upon us, which means the threat of fire is greater. It is incumbent on all of us to be more diligent in our daily efforts to protect our employees, equipment, and the environment. While the threat of fire varies across the country, we must take the time to acquaint ourselves and…Details
ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS
Representing California’s Professional Timber Harvesters Since 1973
Associated California Loggers (ACL) represents companies and individuals who harvest and transport materials for the forest products industry. Our members play a major role in the stewardship of California’s public and private forests, and we’re committed to the good management of this sustainable and renewable resource.
ACL offers a number of programs and services to promote the recruitment, safety and continuing education of professional timber harvesters. We advocate at the local, state and federal levels of government on laws and regulations affecting our members. We support polices that protect and strengthen our industry, and those that ensure the accessibility, productivity and health of California’s forests.
Associated California Loggers believes continuing education is essential to protecting and advancing the timber harvesting profession. We work with experts to provide our members access to a variety of informative seminars on topics such as risk management, government regulations, industry best practices and much more.
CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING
Being a successful logger in California takes more than a hard hat and a saw. We encourage our members to seek training and certification to advance careers and help member companies be successful. We support ProLogger certification and offer access to additional educational opportunities to support the people in our profession.
INSURANCE AND SAFETY
The safety and security of our members and its employees is a top priority for Associated California Loggers. That’s why we partner with agencies and select companies to provide our members with excellent insurance, OSHA, drug testing and safety services.
Safety on the road is the most important activity for logging companies, and it’s also the most significant exposure encountered in day-to-day operations. A large amount of time, equipment, and money is spent daily in the woods, but the exposure to the public is minimal. Logging trucks, however, encounter the public on a daily basis…Details
A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers have introduced legislation to address the so-called “Cottonwood” case, which is bringing desperately-needed forest projects to a halt. If it’s not fixed, the decision will threaten jobs, recreation and a variety of forest activities. Forestry associations and wildlife groups are calling for action. Here’s why, and here’s how you…Details