Legislation

Legislation

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 

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