Near-miss Tree felling within falling distance of a public road - Feb 2016

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Near-miss Tree felling within falling distance of a public road - Feb 2016

Scottish Woodlands Safety Bulletin.

Useful example of  a well-planned task going wrong simply due to a failure to communicate the plan effectively. The emphasis should be on the need for robust communication arrangements for safety-critical tasks, arrangements that deal effectively with change - whether it’s changes to the task, systems of work or, in this particular case, personnel. The arrangements should ensure that the right information is understood by the right people at the right time. 

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