Safety Guides

FISA Safety Guides are listed below and are all downloadable for printing direct. They are numbered in the same format as the earlier AFAG Safety Guides.

The aerial tree work AFAG guides can be found at

Bulk purchase of some of the guides is available - please email for more detail.


Categories: Safety Guides

FISA 704

Excavators in tree work

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when operating tracked 360 excavators and walking excavators in forestry and other tree work.

For guidance on specific operations involving excavator base units see FISA leaflets 204 Flails and mulchers in tree work, 504 Extraction by cable crane, 603 Mechanical harvesting, and 605 Mechanical roadside processing.

Documents to download

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