Logging and Arboriculture Special Emphasis Program

SEP: Logging and Arboriculture

Purpose and Scope

Purpose and Scope

What are the goals of the logging and arboriculture special emphasis program?

  • Reduce workplace fatalities

  • Reduce workplace injury and illness rates

What industries are covered by this SEP?

  • NAICS 11331 -  logging

  • NAICS 56173 - landscaping services

Hazard Overview

Hazard Overview

What are the principal hazard categories on which this SEP is focused?

The majority of fatalities and injuries that occur in logging and arboriculture can be attributed to the following categories of events:

In addition, employees in one or both industry groups may be exposed to:

Regulations

Regulations

What regulations apply to this SEP?

Learn More

Learn More

Where can I learn more about this SEP?

OPN 88, Special Emphasis Program for Logging and Arboriculture, describes the conduct of inspections and associated activities under this SEP. Additional resource information can be found on the safety and health topic pages for logging and arboriculture.