Earnslaw One Limited and Pakiri Logging Limited in Tologa Bay in 2019 when a worker was fatally struck by a log.
"Twelve-hour shifts or more are the norm… people are working unsafe hours because they need the money."
They're believed to have suffered a fall.
The technology has cut scaling time from around 40 minutes per truck to just four-and-a-half.
The worker was cleaning the machine when the accident took place.
The man has been unable to work since the incident.
With more inexperienced workers set to take up farming jobs there are calls for the sector to up its safety game.