Mental health and well being support for the Tasmanian Timber Industry
At RAW we know that mental health and wellbeing is one of the greatest challenges we face in the timber industry. Not only does it affect workers and their families, it also has a major impact on work place success and safety.
Cutting Through provides support for employers and employees by offering;
David (Dave) has worked in the timber industry and built a career as a saw doctor for over 30 years.
Dave grew up in North East Tasmania and was taught that mateship and community is the greatest resource we have for building mental health and resilience.
Dave found a passion for the industry working at French's Sawmill at Scottsdale when he left school, Dave now owns and operates his own business Cutting & Wear Solutions.
Dave has experienced and worked through major industry downturns, he has a passion for the timber industry and supporting his peers because he understands first hand how critical managing mental health and wellbeing is.