A qualitative assessment of safe work practices in logging in the southern United States.

@article{Conway2017AQA,
  title={A qualitative assessment of safe work practices in logging in the southern United States.},
  author={Sadie H Conway and Lisa Pompeii and Vanessa Casanova and David I Douphrate},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={
          58-68
        }
}
BACKGROUND The logging industry is recognized as one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S., but little is known about safety management practices on remote logging sites. METHODS A total of six focus group sessions were held among logging supervisors and front line crew members in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas (N = 27 participants). RESULTS Participants perceived that logging was a dangerous profession, but its risks had been mitigated in several ways, most notably through… CONTINUE READING

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