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Agenda for the 15th AFAG meeting

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

The 15th meeting will be held at Forestry Commission HQ, 231 Corstorphine Road, Edinburgh E12 7AT on Wednesday 15th October 2008, commencing at 9.30 am.

Item Description Speaker Paper
1 Welcome / Apologies for absence    
2 Urgent business    

Minutes of 14th meeting (2-3 April 2008) - Draft minutes for approval

4 Matters arising   Action Note 14

AFAG Workplan

  • Verbal update on AIAC and AFAG’s current workplan [ref:  AFAG/08/03: ‘AFAG Terms of Reference and Workplan for 2008-09 and Beyond (rev1)’.]
Alan Plom  
6 Training and certification S Richmond  
7 Review of other AFAG Projects
  • To review progress, and update AFAG/08/04: ‘AFAG Progress Report’.
Project Leaders  
8 Standards work
  • Verbal update
Jim Dewar & Sector staff  
9 Research
  • Verbal update
Jim Dewar & Sector staff  
10 Communications
  • SHADs – Proposals for 2008-09
  • Launch of new Treework website
  • Review of shows and events (Arb Fair, APF, etc)
F Hirst / S Parry  
11 Any Other Business    
12 Date and venue of next meeting    

Meeting to end by 16.00hrs.

Members to note:  AFAG 08/03 and AFAG 08/04 to be circulated separately, prior to meeting. Previous AFAG papers are available on the AIAC / AFAG webpage.

Alan Plom
AFAG Secretary/Acting Chair

Updated 2011-08-19