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 303 Chainsaw snedding

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be used whenremoving the branches of conifers and small hardwoods. For guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE), the machine,preparing to work, maintenance, fuelling and starting procedures see FISA leaflet 301 Using petroldriven chainsaws.

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FISA 304 Chainsaw cross-cutting and manual stacking

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be used when cross-cutting and stacking timber. For guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE), the machine, preparing to work, maintenance,fuelling and starting procedures see FISA leaflet 301 Using petrol driven chainsaws. You can use this leaflet, along with the chainsaw manufacturerʼs handbook, as part of the risk assessment process to help identify the controls to put in place when cross-cutting and stacking.

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FISA 306 Chainsaw clearance of windblow

This leaflet applies to the manual harvesting of areas where the majority of adjacent trees have been windblown or broken and also to sporadic windblow, within or outside standing crops. Mechanised systems should be considered as a safer alternative.

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FISA 307 Chainsaw felling of large trees

This leaflet covers the felling and crown breakdown of large trees in plantations or of single large trees. It does not cover exceptional situations where the risk assessment shows advanced or alternative felling techniques, beyond those normally applied to large trees, are required. In such circumstances, seek specialist advice and agree safe methods of working.

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FISA 310 Use of winches in directional felling and takedown

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using either a tractor or hand winch as an aid to directional felling and takedown operations in forestry and tree work.

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FISA 501 Tractor units in tree work

This leaflet covers driving tractor base units in forestry operations and other tree work and highlights the machine features and operating requirements.

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FISA 502 Extraction by skidder

This leaflet covers the use of a wire, rope, hydratong or clambunk skidder for timber extraction in forestry and other tree work.

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FISA 503 Extraction by forwarder

This leaflet covers the use of a tractor and trailer unit fitted with a grapple loader or a purpose-built forwarder for extraction of timber in forestry and other tree work.

March 2018 - This Safety Guide has been ‘partially’ updated to reflect the new ‘stack heights’ guidance.  503 will be further updated to the new style towards the end of 2018.

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