Schinnerer Insurance Services: A Good Safety Plan Can Mitigate Logging Risk

What your employees need to know, wear, and do Logging operations are inherently dangerous. According to OSHA, “logging is the most dangerous occupation in the United States.”  OHSA notes that: as loggers use their tools and equipment, they deal with massive weights and irresistible momentum of falling, rolling, and sliding trees and logs. The hazards…


Protect Multiple Uses of Our National Forests, Support Bipartisan Action on ‘Cottonwood’

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…


Request for Proposal for Tree Mortality Work in Amador County (“MITIGATION PROJECT #2”) DEADLINE MAY 18, 2017

A NEW message from Amador County regarding a SECOND Tree Mortality Mitigation Project  — TREE MORTALITY MITIGATION PROJECT #2…..PROJECT #1 has evidently been won by a contractor,  this is a new proposal (PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE:  May 18, 2017.  Please call 209-223-6375 for RFP packages and information on Attachments described below): COUNTY OF AMADOR INVITATION TO BID…


Special “Additional” ACL First Aid/CPR Class: Saturday May 6 in Sonora

Due to ACL member requests,  a special “additional” Associated California Loggers First Aid/CPR Class(apart from earlier classes given at the Sierra Cascade Logging Conference and the Redwood Region Logging Conferenec)  will be given by ACL Safety Director Don Milani next month in Sonora. WHAT:               First Aid/CPR Class WHEN:               Saturday, May 6, 2017 WHERE:             Mother Lode…