FISA Safety Guides

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FISA Safety Guides

FISA Safety Guides are available for bulk purchase only at a cost (including post and packing) of £4.00 + VAT per ten of any one guide.

The following FISA Safety Guides are available to purchase: 301, 302, 303, 304, 306, 307, 310, 501, 502, 503, 504, 603, 605, 703, 704, 705, 802 & 804

To order please email info@ukfisa.com with your requirements and we will be in touch with you.

The aerial tree work AFAG guides can be found at  http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/resources/publications.htm


 

FISA 102 Pre-planting spraying of container-grown seedlings

This leaflet covers the pre-planting application of pesticides to container-grown seedlings for forestry and other tree work.

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FISA 103 Planting

This leaflet covers the measures to be taken to ensure that the risk of injury is minimised when using manual tools for tree-planting operations.


You can use this leaflet as part of the risk assessment process to helpidentify the controls to put in place when tree planting.

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FISA 104 Fencing

´╗┐This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when erecting and dismantling post and wire fences, but not woodwork fences.


You can use this leaflet within the risk assessment process to help identify the controls to put in place when carrying out fencing operations in forestry and other tree work.

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FISA 202 Application of pesticides by hand-held equipment

This leaflet covers the application of pesticides (solid or liquid) by hand-held equipment in forestry and other tree work.


You can use this leaflet as part of the risk assessment process to help identify the controls to put in place to prevent or adequately control the risk of contamination to people and the environment when applying pesticides.

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FISA 203 Clearing saw

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using a petrol-driven clearing saw.


You can use this leaflet, along with the manufacturer’s handbook, as part of the risk assessment process to help identify the controls to put in place when using a clearing saw in forestry and other tree work.

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FISA 204 Flails and mulchers in tree work

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when operating front-, rear- or arm-mounted flails and mulchers in forestry and other tree work. The flail or mulcher may be part of a purposebuilt machine or mounted on and powered by a tractor, excavator or other suitable base vehicle.


You can use this leaflet, along with the machine and base vehicle manufacturer’s handbooks, as part of the risk assessment process to help identify the controls to put in place when using a flail or mulcher.

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FISA 301 Using petrol-driven chainsaws

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using a petrol-driven chainsaw. For guidance on specific operations involving chainsaws, see FISA leaflets 302–310.


Top-handled saws are not covered in this leaflet. They are only suitable for use off the ground by trained operatives and must be used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions (see AFAG leaflet 308 Top-handled chainsaws).

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FISA 302 Basic chainsaw felling and manual takedown

This leaflet covers basic felling and manual takedown in plantations, or of single trees in open spaces where there is a minimum of two tree lengths clear space in all directions, and pulling aids are not required. It does not cover exceptional situations where the risk assessment shows advanced or alternative felling techniques are required. In such circumstances, seek specialist advice and agree safe methods of working.

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