ARB Show at APF

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The ARB Show returns this year in partnership with the APF. Buy your tickets for 22–24 September at Ragley Extte, Warwickshire B49 5PS.

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Conference Booking Closes Wednesday 24 August 2022

The UK’s biggest arboriculture conference will be face to face for the first time since 2019.

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Branch Junctions: A Classification System for Arborists (Guidance Note 14) Launched

A logical, accessible approach to classification and identification

By Dr Duncan Slater

Special Launch Price of £17 – Ends 31 August 2022


Digital ARB Magazine Spring 2022 available now

As a member you can get your DIGITAL fix of the Spring 2022 – Issue 196 online now...

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.

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.

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