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 204

Flails and mulchers in tree work

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when operating front-, rear- or arm-mounted flails and mulchers in forestry and other tree work. The flail or mulcher may be part of a purposebuilt machine or mounted on and powered by a tractor, excavator or other suitable base vehicle.

FISA 301

Using petrol-driven chainsaws

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using a petrol-driven chainsaw. For guidance on specific operations involving chainsaws, see FISA leaflets 302–310.

FISA 302

Basic chainsaw felling and manual takedown

This guide contains industry agreed safe working practices which should be followed when using a chainsaw to fell and take down trees.

Updated June 2018.

FISA 303

Chainsaw snedding

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be used whenremoving the branches of conifers and small hardwoods. For guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE), the machine,preparing to work, maintenance, fuelling and starting procedures see FISA leaflet 301 Using petroldriven chainsaws.

FISA 304

Chainsaw cross-cutting and manual stacking

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be used when cross-cutting and stacking timber. For guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE), the machine, preparing to work, maintenance,fuelling and starting procedures see FISA leaflet 301 Using petrol driven chainsaws.

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