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Arboriculture and Forestry Advisory Group project group - Agenda

11th Meeting,

Held at HSE, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2LG
Commencing 09:30 am

Item Description Speaker Paper
1 Welcome / Apologies for absence    
2 Urgent business    
3

Minutes of 10th meeting

   
4 Matters arising   Action Notes 10
5 AFAG Terms of Reference and Workplan 2005-08
- Update on AFAG/06/01, HSE’s Programmes and resources
- AFAG communications policy + preparation for APF Show
Roger Nourish  
6 Report on research by Bomel
- Review of accident statistics
- Barometer of Cultural Change
Natasha Perry  
7

Review of AFAG Projects

- Brief update on each project
- Progress with relevant research including:

- Noise and Vibration
- Rope access and work positioning in arboriculture
- Rigging and dismantling
- Working from MEWPs

Project Leaders

AFAG/06/01 App1+2 (prev circ’d)

AFAG/06/05

AFAG/06/06

AFAG/06/02 - prev circ’d

8 Report on HSE’s Forestry and Arboriculture Projects Sector staff  
9 Forestry & Arb-Related Standards work
Jim Dewar AFAG/06/07 (Update on AFAG/06/03)
10 Arboriculture Liaison Group – Update Simon Richmond  
11 Progress of AFAG publications

Sector Staff AFAG/06/08
(Update on AFAG leaflet 804 Utility Arb)
12 Any other business
Work at Height Regulations 2005
   
13 Date and venue of next meeting    
Updated 2010-01-25