Commercial Tree Work
“Safety, Professionalism, Pride in Our Work”
We are proud to carry our reputation for quality and high standards through to our customers in the commercial sector and believe that our efficient work methods coupled with a focus on health and safety at work makes us the perfect choice for your needs.
We realise that commercial organisations expect strict adherence to professional and health and safety guidelines, especially in relation to tree work. Our compliance with the following has allowed us to attain Approved Contractor Status with the likes of North Ayrshire Council amongst others:
- £10 million Employer’s Liability Insurance
- £10 million Public Liability Insurance
- Risks Assessments and Method Statements for each job undertaken
- Experienced, Competent and Qualified Arborists -City and Guilds (NPTC)
- Trained in Aerial Rescue and Emergency First Aid
- Chapter 8 – Traffic Management: Signing, Lighting and Guarding Qualified Staff
- All work carried out to the British Standard (BS3998: 2010 Tree Work Recommendations)
- Climbing and rigging equipment tested to meet Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (LOLER), 1998.
- Equipment meets the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), 1998.
- Personal Protective Equipment (P.P.E) is worn at all times in line with HSE guidelines.
- We keep up to date with all guidelines relating to Tree Work set out by the Arboricultural and Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG) and Health and Safety Executive( HSE). Go to http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/index.htm for further information.
- International Society of Arboriculture Member
- Arboricultural Association Member
- Bat Conservation Trust Member
Please note, all paperwork corresponding to any of the above is available upon request. Requests for Approved Contractor Applications are welcomed.
Commercial Tree Services
Risk identification and management of trees in Parks and Open Spaces, Housing and near Roads.
Tree, shrub and hedge maintenance in sheltered housing sites and community living spaces.
Tree surveys, site preparation and all types of tree surgery prior to planning, construction and development.
Pruning for infrastructure
We carry out pruning to prevent trees from interfering with the efficient and safe use of infrastructure (e.g. utilities, street furniture and transport routes).
Thoroughfares and watercourses
We can carry out pruning on thoroughfares (including footpaths, bridleways and highways).
Health and Safety Requirements
Proper risk assessment and a programme of work is required if accidents are to be prevented. Safety precautions and control measures to reduce or eliminate risk are built into every level of each task performed by Tree Wise.
Legal Compliance These are some of the regulations which apply to Arboriculture to which we comply:
Health & Safety at Work Act (1974)
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (C.O.S.H.H.) (2002)
Noise at Work Regulations (1989)
The First Aid Regulations (1981)
Reporting of Injuries, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) (1985)
Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (1998)
Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (1992)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Work Regulations (1992)
Manual Handling at Work Regulations (1992)
Working at Height Regulations (2005)
The New Roads and Street Works Act (1991)
Food and Environment Protection Act (1985)