Company Information Overview

Technical Tree Services have an excellent Health & Safety record in an industry with the potential for accidents, has been achieved through constant attention to detail, training of all staff and monitoring and improvement when necessary of all work procedures. Risk Assessment is obligatory and is always carried out prior to starting work.

British Standard

Works are undertaken to the following British Standards:
British Standard 3998:1989 ‘British Standard Recommendations for Tree Work’
British Standard 5837:1991 ‘Trees in Relation to Construction’

We adhere to:

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1992

Industry best practice:

All work is conducted using the following AFAG (Arboriculture & Forestry Advisory Group) guides as the industry best practice and the code of practice for Technical Tree Services.

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AFAG 203 - Clearing saw
AFAG 204 - Flails and mulchers in tree work
AFAG 301 - Using petrol driven chainsaws
AFAG 302 - Basic chainsaw felling and manual takedown
AFAG 303 - Chainsaw snedding
AFAG 304 - Crosscutting and manual stacking
AFAG 306 - Chainsaw clearance of windblow
AFAG 307 - Chainsaw felling of large trees
AFAG 308 - Top handled chainsaws
AFAG 310 - Use of winches in directional felling and takedown
AFAG 401 - Tree climbing operations
AFAG 402 - Aerial tree rescue
AFAG 501 - Tractor units in tree work
AFAG 502 - Extraction by skidder
AFAG 503 - Extraction by forwarder
AFAG 604 - Woodchippers
AFAG 606 - Mobile stump grinders
AFAG 702 - All-terrain vehicles
AFAG 802 - Emergency planning