Legislation

Organisations, their employees and their contractors are subject to wide-ranging Health & Safety Legislation.

In tree care and broad estate management issues, the following legislation applies:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act
  • Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (Risk Assessment).
  • COSHH Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations.
  • PPE Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations.
  • PUWER Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations.
  • LOLER Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations
  • Manual Handling Operations Regulations.
  • RIDDOR Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurence Regulations.
  • TheĀ  Work at Height Regulations
  • Countryside & Wildlfe Act
  • Town & Country Planning Act
  • First Aid at work Regulations