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Keeping arborists safe during tree removal in residential and recreational settings

Removing trees in any situation is inherently high-risk work. In residential and recreational settings, arborists often face an increased risk if the tree is in a limited work area or if it is in poor health, dead, or decaying. This bulletin outlines how to help keep workers safe by identifying the risks, using appropriate control measures, developing a tree-climbing plan, and checking that workers are qualified to do the work.

Publication Date: Nov 2023 File type: PDF (135 KB) Asset type: Safety Bulletin Reference: WS-2023-06