Guide to managing risks of tree trimming and removal work


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This guide provides information on managing risks associated with tree trimming and removal work, includes:  

  • lopping  

  • pruning 

  • trimming  

  • repairing 

  • maintaining 

  • removing amenity trees 

  • wood chipping 

  • stump grinding 

  • root pruning. 

This guide is for: 

  • arborists  

  • tree-climbers  

  • horticulturists  

  • gardeners  

  • tree workers  

  • landscapers  

  • builders  

  • developers, and others involved in the amenity tree industry. 

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Plant, equipment and structures
The work environment
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Working at heights