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Tree work health and safety

Chainsaw treework

HSE's Tree Work website allows those involved in forestry and arboriculture both high risk industries to find sector specific information on health and safety quickly.

It is most relevant to Arborists, tree surgeons and forestry workers and will help you find essential information and guidance on good practice including training and PPE which are essential.

See also the safety and health topic sections on managing risks

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Tree work is carried out from time-to-time in many sectors but is particularly important in Forestry and Arboriculture.

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Industry specific guidance

Health and Safety resources to tackle one of the most dangerous industries in Britain.

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2014-01-07