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Agenda for the 20th AFAG meeting

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

The 20th meeting will be held on Wednesday 18 April 2012 in Meeting Rooms 7 & 8
at Birmingham ASC 54 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8PE  - 10.30hrs - 16.00hrs.
Coffee from 10.00hrs.

Item Description Speaker Paper
1 Welcome / Apologies for absence    
2 Action Notes of 19th meeting (11 May 2011) – (AFAG Action Note 19)    
3 Matters arising    
4 Fee For Intervention    
5 Forestry Summit G Walker/A Turner  

Review of AFAG Project - Project leaders

To review and update Progress Report in particular:

  • European Chainsaw Certificate
  • Safe work near OHPLs
  • Felling of Large tree
  • Managing Health and Safety on Sites
  • Lone Working



J Brown
A Turner
D Mclean
A Turner
A Turner


7 Lunch    
8 Development of Chainsaw Qualifications  - Lantra SSC/
Lantra/City and Guilds NPTC

Communications - Sector

  • AFAG Leaflets
  • APF
  • Arb/Forestry SHADs
  • FOD training programme 


G Walker
A Turner/FHirst
A Turner/FHirst
A Turner/F Hirst   



Standards Work

  • Verbal update on current work


Hans Fairley / James Brown/Sector

11 Members Items    
12 Any Other Business    
13 Date and venue of next meeting    

Meeting to end by 16.00hrs.

Members to note:  Previous papers referred to on the agenda have not been re-issued. These are available on the AIAC / AFAG webpage.

Updated 2012-10-05