HEALTH AND SAFETY

At Forest and Garden Timber Services we take health and safety very seriously, we aim to remain fully compliant with all matters relating to Health & Safety and we undertake ongoing audits of all our procedures, operations, employees and machinery. On request, we can provide details of our compliance to include Risk Assessments, Method Statements and assessments relating to LOLER, PUWER, PPE, COSHH and RIDDOR etc.

All of our employees are fully trained and equipt to carry out the tasks requested of them.
The certification we hold includes
Tree works, NPTC/SSTS units CS30,31,32,33,39,38
Loler units 1 & 2 (Thorough examination of Arboricultural Equipment)
Pesticide application modules PA1 & PA2
Working Near Water awareness
National Powerboat Certificate level 2
Emergency Aid in the Workplace (Appointed Persons)
Hiab Operators Certificate

Relevant legislation includes:

  • Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
  • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992
  • Noise at Work Regulations 1989
  • RIDDOR 1995
  • Electricity at Work Regulations 1989
  • Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations 1997