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Tree-climbing operations

Tree-climbing operations
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This leaflet includes advice for climbers on safe working practices for tree-climbing operations and climbing procedures, and on how to use some common climbing aids. It also includes advice on the responsibilities of ground staff.

You can use this leaflet, along with the equipment manufacturer’s guidance, as part of your risk assessment to identify the controls you need to put in place when carrying out tree-climbing operations.

Updated: 2018-01-30