If you need to contact a member of staff, please click on the link below.
Please note that due to Covid restrictions most staff will be working away from the main office so calls and emails may take longer than normal to be answered.

The Virtual ARB Show Exhibitor Booking Now Open

Tree work at height – Regulations and guidance

Over the last couple of years there has been a significant shift in practical guidance on safe and compliant tree work at height. With the revision of the Industry Code of Practice (ICoP) and the publication of the new Technical Guides, along with the accompanying Safety Guides, we now have a comprehensive provision of guidance that takes us from the legislation (Work at Height Regulations 2005) to hands-on audit tools. This suite of newly published documents replaces the previous guidance and AFAG Safety Guides for aerial tree work.

COVID-19: Safe working practices and resources for arboriculture

This guidance is intended to support businesses and employers helping their staff to continue working safely during the coronavirus pandemic in line with public health guidance on social distancing..

Read More

Safety Guides Now Available

This series of Safety Guides has been developed to help operators and those responsible for their supervision, e.g. the ‘Competent Person’, to identify the key safety points in relation to activities involving tree work at height.

Trees and Planning (England) eLearning Now Available

This new interactive eLearning course gives arborists the opportunity to better understand the planning system and processes in relation to trees. Our second eLearning course is instructed by Jim Mullholland and features five in-depth modules.

Buy Trees and Planning

Welcome to the Arboricultural Association

A world-leading authority for over 50 years on arboricultural best practice, the Association delivers professional standards and guidance, ensuring responsible management of the trees in our care. The Arboricultural Association – The Home of Arboriculture.

Looking for a Professional?

Click to find a Tree Surgeon or Consultant in your area


Latest News

Job Finder