Assessment and Control of Risk

Safe tree removal in Exeter

For safe tree removals, you can depend on Exe Tree Care. We offer our services in Exeter and throughout Devon. 

Assessment and control of risk

As part of our continuous efforts towards assessment and control of risk, we have many policies and procedures in place. We abide by all HSE regulations and carry out tree work in accordance with the recommendations contained in British standards 3998: 1989, 'Recommendations for tree work'. You can get detailed information about our health and safety policy upon request. 
Tree Work
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Some measures we take to control risk:

  • Staff are fully trained in the use of arboricultural equipment in accordance with HSE regulations (AFAG guidelines)
  • A full risk assessment is carried out on site prior to the start of any work
  • A risk assessment is again carried out in the company of all staff before the work commences
  • Fully qualified staff
  • Relevant NPTC certificates met for each employee
  • PPE is used in relation to the protection of relevant body parts including face, eyes and head, in accordance with HSE regulations
  • The timing and type of access to working area is planned in co-operation with clients
  • Trees will be accessed by rope and harness in accordance with HSE and AFAG guidelines
  • To protect against falling brushwood or timber, full communication will be maintained between the grounds man and climber. 
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Site control

Site control is maintained by inspecting all equipment, such as chainsaws, ropes and harnesses before the commencement of work.  Other measures include implementation of signage, undertaking customer awareness measures and following safe waste removal procedures. 
Exe Tree Care provides safe tree removals in Exeter and throughout Devon. Get in touch with us today. 
For safe tree removals in Exeter, call:
01392 681 939

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