Stump Grinding & Tree Surgery in Haywards Heath | Safety Policies
At Arbor Cura Tree Surgery Ltd, we take the safety and welfare of our tree surgeons, clients and members of the public very seriously. Whether carrying out stump grinding services in Haywards Heath or splitting seasoned logs and firewood for customers in Burgess Hill, our policy is to maintain a safe and healthy environment at all times. Safe working policies are essential to minimise risks to people, the surroundings and to the wellbeing of any trees being worked on.
Established in 2010, Arbor Cura Tree Surgery Ltd provides reliable tree surgery, stump grinding, seasoned logs and firewood services for customers throughout Haywards Heath and Sussex. Our small team of tree surgeons is fully qualified and knowledgeable in the latest health and safety policies, some of which are listed below, to ensure high operational standards are met.
To help us maintain a safe working environment, for delivering tree care, stump management, seasoned logs and firewood in Haywards Heath, our tree surgeons keep up-to-date with the latest safety policies and comply fully with the following legislations:
BS3998: Tree Work – Every reputable tree surgeon should work to the British Standard for Tree Work. These industry-leading recommendations lay out how to carry out tree surgery safely and successfully, covering areas such as the safe management of a site, the protection of wildlife and stump grinding.
BS5837: Trees in Relation to Design, Demolition and Construction – This is another British Standard document, providing recommendations and guidance for tree surgeons and anyone working in construction, to do with the management of trees in the vicinity of structures.
NRSWA: New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 – To perform tree surgery and stump grinding work safely on or alongside roads in Haywards Heath, our company complies with the policies set in the NRSWA. The key objectives set are to ensure safety, minimise disruption and protect the surroundings.
Work at Height Regulations 2005 – One of the biggest risks to a tree surgeon if not properly trained, is falling from height. We often must climb to potentially hazardous heights as part of our work, but by complying with the regulations set out in this document it minimises any risk greatly.
Other legislations Arbor Cura Tree Surgery Ltd follow include:
• Town and Country Planning Act 1997
• LOLER: Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
• PUWER: Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
When choosing Arbor Cura Tree Surgery Ltd for tree care, tree felling and stump grinding services, or seasoned logs and firewood supply, customers in Haywards Heath can feel confident knowing we comply with numerous leading safety legislations.
NPTC Trained Tree Surgeons
As well as adhering to important legislations, our team of tree surgeons is also trained to the highest NPTC levels. Having studies at Merrist Wood College and Plumpton College, we have worked collectively for many years to attain the best industry qualifications. The National Proficiency Tests Council (NPTC) offer a number of courses and we are proud to have completed national certificates in horticulture, national diplomas in arboriculture, NPTC safe maintenance and operation of chainsaws and Royal Forestry certificates in arboriculture.