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Agenda for the 16th AFAG meeting

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

The 16th meeting will be held on Thursday 21 May 2009 at City and Guilds NPTC, Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire CV8 2LG, commencing at 9.30 am.

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

[eg Reports from recent industry groups and current issues not covered on agenda]


Date and venue of next meeting

4 Minutes of 15th meeting (15 October 2008) - Draft minutes for approval   AFAG/09/M15

Matters arising

  AFAG Action Note 15
6 AFAG Terms of Reference and Workplan for 2009-10 and Beyond’
Update on AIAC and AFAG’s current workplan [AFAG/09/01 to follow]
Alan Plom  
7 Review of other AFAG Projects

To review progress and update AFAG/09/02: ‘Progress Report on AFAG Projects’.

Project Leaders  
8 Standards work
Update (AFAG/09/03 – to follow)
Jim Dewar / Sector  
9 Research
Update (AFAG/09/04 – to follow)
Jim Dewar / Sector  
10 Communications
  • SHADs – Proposals for 2008-09
  • Demonstration of new Treework website
  • Review of shows and events (Arb Fair, Saltex, etc)
F Hirst / S Parry  
11 Any Other Business    

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

Updated 2011-08-19