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 503

Extraction by forwarder

This leaflet covers the use of a tractor and trailer unit fitted with a grapple loader or a purpose-built forwarder for extraction of timber in forestry and other tree work.

March 2018 - This Safety Guide has been ‘partially’ updated to reflect the new ‘stack heights’ guidance.  503 will be further updated to the new style towards the end of 2018.

FISA 504

Extraction by cable crane

This leaflet covers the use of cable crane systems for the extraction of whole trees, poles or shortwood to the roadside.

FISA 506

Extraction by horse

This leaflet covers the extraction of timber using horse and chains (snigging), or horse and simple skidding units and forwarders in forestry and other tree work.

FISA 601

Mobile circular saw bench

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using mobile circular saw benches in forestry.

FISA 602

Mobile peeling machine

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using small, independent or tractor-mounted, mobile peeling machines.

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