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Western Branch Summer Seminar

25/07/2019

Buckfastleigh


WBSS-190725-BUCK


Jeremy Barrell and Branch staff


5 hours


Places Available


10am - 4pm 


Exc. VAT Inc. VAT

Course Objectives:

In this presentation, Jeremy will report a summary of the current state of the nation in respect of highway tree inspections, and offer his interpretation of what the standard of duty of care is likely to look like in the future - having made a Freedom of Information request to all the UK highway authorities asking for information on tree failure related fatalities and injuries, tree risk management strategies, tree inspection protocols, and training programmes. It is anticipated that, when published in 2019, this data could form the basis for designing a “clear, detailed guidance” on highway tree inspections.

After lunch Jeremy will take delegates on a walk around of the Gardens of the beautiful Buckfast Abbey to have some open discussions about Tree Risk in live situations.

Course Content:

10:00am – Arrival with tea and coffee

10:30am – Talks start

12:30pm – Lunch

1:30 to 3:00pm – Walk round/risk assess with Jeremy

3:00pm – Finish

Module Pre-requisites:

None

Terms of Cancellation or Amendments to details

  • We reserve the right to cancel courses and refund applicants if there is insufficient demand.
  • A FULL charge will be applied to any booking cancelled less than 10 working days before the event.
  • A £30 administration charge may be applied to changes made to bookings that have been received and acknowledged.

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