The practice of arboriculture and subsequent operations requires that at all times the operator/ground staff and public are safe; with this in mind, below is a list of the Parliamentary Acts and Regulations we must adhere to:

  • Health & Safety at Work Act '74

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regs '99
    *Regulation 3 of the above Regulation requires a Risk Assessment to be carried out prior to work commencing

  • Working at Height Regs '05

  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regs '98

  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regs '92

  • Control of Noise at Work Regs '05

  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regs '98

  • Control of Substance Hazardous to Health Regs '02

  • Control of Vibration at Work Regs '05

  • Reporting of Injuries, Disease and Dangerous 

  • Occurrence Regs '99

  • Wildlife and Countryside Act '81 as amended

  • Countryside and Rights of Way Act '00

  • Conservation of Habitats and Species regs '10

  • Health & Safety (First Aid) Regs '81

  • Town and Country Planning Act '90

  • Town and Country Planning (Trees) Regs '99