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Agenda for the 22nd AFAG meeting

Health and Safety Commission
Agriculture Industry Advisory Committee
Arboriculture and Forestry Advisory Group

The 22nd meeting will be held on Thursday 2 May at the Tribunals Service, 54 Hagley Rd, Birmingham B16 8PE – 11.00 hrs - 16.00hrs. Coffee from 10.30.

Item Description Speaker Paper
1 Welcome / Apologies for absence    
2 Action Notes of 21st meeting (1 Novemberl 2012) – (AFAG Action Note 21)    
3 Matters arising    
4 FISA update A Turner  
5 AFAG going forward A Turner  
6 Lunch    

Review of AFAG Projects

To review and update Progress Report:

  • Development of European Chainsaw Certificates
  • Improving Management of Work at Height
  • Small scale self-propelled machinery in forestry
  • Felling Large trees Managing Health and Safety on Sites
  • Lone Working



J Brown/ T Davies
A Laver
D McLean
I Sutherland
I Sutherland



  • Paper 13/04 - AFAG Communities website
  • AFAG leaflets
  • APF  2014
  • Arb/Forestry SHAD


Frances Hirst
A Turner
Iain Sutherland/F Hirst
A Turner 



Standards Work

  • Verbal update on current work


James Brown/Sector


Members Items


11 Any Other Business    

Date and venue of next meeting

Previous AFAG minutes and papers are available on the AIAC / AFAG webpage 



Updated 2013-05-14