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  http://www.hse.gov.uk/treework/resources/publications.htm.

Bulk purchase of some of the guides is available - please email technical@ukfisa.com for more detail.

 

FISA 603

Mechanical harvesting

This leaflet covers the use of an excavator conversion or purposebuilt harvester for felling and processing trees in forestry and other tree work.

FISA 604

Wood chippers

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when operating a wood chipper.

FISA 605

Mechanical roadside processing

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be adopted when carrying out mechanical roadside processing in forestry and other tree work.

FISA 607

Firewood processors

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using firewood processors. It covers machines with a cutting device (either circular saw or chainsaw types) and a splitting ram and includes advice for electrically powered, power take-off (PTO) shaft or petrol-engine-driven machines.

FISA 701

ATV quad bikes

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be adopted when using a sit-astride all-terrain vehicle ( ATV), often known as an ATV quad bike. These are most commonly four-, but can be three- or even six-, wheeled vehicles designed for off-road use.

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