Have Your Say in new Tree Climbing & Aerial Rescue Industry Consultation

by | Jul 9, 2020 | Featured Slider, Latest, News

The Arboricultural Association has released a ‘draft for consultation’ for the first of five new technical guides based upon the principles set out in the revised ‘Industry Code of Practice for Arboriculture – Tree Work at Height’ (2nd edition 2020).

It is designed to replace both the ‘Guide to Good Climbing Practice’ and ‘AFAG 401/402’.

It is aimed at practicing, trained arborists and their supervisors and is due for publication in the autumn of 2020.

After a long period of discussion and negotiation, addressing concerns raised by HSE, consulting with industry and the wider sector it is hoped that the document finds the right balance of practical, compliant and professional guidance.

You can review the draft for consultation here and provide feedback here.

If you have comments which your are unable to submit within the survey, please e-mail simon@trees.org.uk

The deadline for responses is Friday 7 August,

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