Landowner

H&S ADVICE FOR THE LANDOWNER/AGENT

OBJECTIVE

  • Advise the Landowner sector; raising awareness of their duty/responsibilities in helping run a safe forestry site
  • Provide and share with the sector examples of best practice
  • Improve the understanding of the need for competent Agents/FWMs
  • Improve the understanding of the need to ensure sites can be safely planned in advance of work; providing clear site hazard details and good co-ordination

CHAIR: Andy Turnbull – Bidwells

OTHER MEMBERS:

Alastair Sandels – FISA

Gillian Clark – FISA

Simon Hodgson – FLS

Jim Colchester – Buccleuch

Gavin Adkins – Tilhill

Mike Seddon – Forestry England

Samantha Howard – Savills

James Simpson – Forestry England

Ollie Hughes – Gresham

Graham Carter – Gresham

Gordon Pfetscher - Woodland Trust   

Ben Clinch - Moray Estates

Laura Eulert - Crown Estates

Nick Hall - Woodland Trust

Trefor Owens - FLS

Alex Murray - Glennon Brothers

Andrew Bronwin - Bronwins

Des Campbell - NI Forest Services

John Dempsey - Coillte

Andy Leitch - Confor

Tim Barrratt - Bidwells

Mick Bottomley - FLS

Sam Booth - Tilhill

Rik Metcalfe - Lockhart Garratt

Greg Jones - NRW

Eleanor Kay - SLE

Ian Robinson - Scottish Woodlands

Ross Guyton - Oakbank


GROUP TARGETS:

  • To help raise awareness of the H&S responsibilities for the Landowner sector 
  • Issue of new Landowner guidance – FISA 801 Landowner Safety Guide; FISA 801A Agent Safety Guide
  • Development of and sharing examples of industry best practice
  • Championing the need and review for better competence in both the Agent and the FWM

 

RESOURCES & FUNDING REQUIREMENTS:

  • Group member time to draft guidance and documents
  • Cost of type setting and design
  • Publish to Web/print hard copy
  • Industry awareness days/involvement in events to raise awareness
  • Contact with industry bodies/groups to share best practice
  • Total estimate to be advised

 

KEY ACTIONS

Priorities & Action Plan to be updated Sept 2020