Who is Forwood?

Forwood is an innovative, values-driven company with a laser focus on fatality prevention. Established in 1995, Forwood have grown from a small business to a cutting edge technology company supported by a strong consulting and coaching division. Forwood have developed globally standardized Critical Control Checklists for all Major Hazards and Critical Risks. These Checklists make a massive and profound difference in the workplace and they are offered as an integral part of our Fatality Prevention Solution.

Why Forwood?

Forwood have a track record of helping organizations to solve two of the biggest safety problems in industry. Firstly, assisting organizations to ‘break through the safety plateau’ and achieve world class safety performance. Secondly, Forwood enables companies to completely eradicate fatalities from the workplace by using one or more of our laser focussed Fatality Prevention Solutions.



Forwood have two core products that are changing the way safety is managed around the world. Our products are being used extensively by some of the largest high-risk operations and together with the people who work in these locations we are delivering profound results.

Critical Risk Management (CRM)

Forwood CRM is the most comprehensive and advanced fatality risk management solution on the market. Its sole focus is to protect front line workers from serious harm, by changing the culture of risk management in your business.

Enterprise Risk Assurance (ERA)

Forwood ERA manages material risks from environment to legal, finance to reputation, and health & safety to community. Standardization and risk ownership assure a continuous improvement cycle and increase visibility of risk reduction opportunities across your business.


Forwood offer a full end-to-end Fatality Prevention Solution. This includes Certified Coaches and Trainers as part of our Deployment Team. Forwood has a track record of deployment success. No matter where you are in your journey to eradicating fatalities Forwood can assist you to take the next steps.


Redefining Fatality Prevention

Forwood is rewriting many of the traditional safety models and updating these models based on insights from deep dives and big data analytics. This modern view of the safety world is assisting organizations to achieve unprecedented levels of performance with an entirely new suite of safety metrics.

Global Content

Forwood has created a world benchmark in critical control checklists built from the learnings of actual workplace fatalities. These checklists have been fine-tuned from more than 4 million hours of field testing in real work environments.

Global Content

A key differentiator for Forwood Critical Risk Management (CRM), is globally standardized Fatality Prevention Content. Forwood provides these checklists as part of our Software as a Service (SaaS) subscription.

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Innovation Pilots

If you are an early adopter or your company likes to be the first to implement cutting edge technologies, then you may want to enrol in one of Forwood's Innovation Pilots and customize these Proof of Concepts (PoC's) to suit the needs of your organization. Forwood's PoC's are exciting and full of potential. Why not get involved and assist in taking these PoC's to the next level?

Forwood Artificial Intelligence

Forwood Artificial Intelligence is the first AI of its kind in field of Fatality Prevention and Safety. If you want to know where a fatality is most likely to occur on your site simply ask the Forwood AI and it will tell you. You will be impressed with what the Forwood AI can do. This is an essential tool for every Safety Professional in 2018.

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Forwood is about making the world a safer place to work by providing innovative safety solutions wherever human life is at risk. We are a specialist fatality prevention service provider; combining in-depth industry knowledge with leading edge technology and the latest thinking and approaches in safety tools and techniques; that deliver results.

Forwood History

The corporation’s history began with an accident that occurred in 1981 when a young driller's offsider had 3 fingers amputated after going through the top cogs on a percussion drill rig. On that day the offsider was lucky not to fall from the top of the drill mast and lose his life. Today that offsider is the CEO of Forwood Safety and he has dedicated his life to fatality elimination in the workplace.

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Vision & Values

It is our dream to eradicate fatalities from the workplace and make these unacceptable events a safety statistic of the past. Through industry collaboration we truly believe this is possible, and thus, our focus is unwavering. This is why Forwood Safety exists, and why the Forwood Group of companies were created. To eliminate and totally eradicate fatalities from the workplace and to see all employees and contractors return home each day safe and sound.

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Leadership Team

Our Clients

There are over 1200 Companies and Contractor Organizations using our global benchmark critical control verification process to improve their performance and eliminate fatalities from the workplace. A sample of our clients since 2015 include: