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 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 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 203

Clearing Saw

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using a petrol-driven clearing saw.

FISA 202

Application of pesticides by hand-held equipment

This leaflet covers the application of pesticides (solid or liquid) by hand-held equipment in forestry and other tree work.

FISA 104

Fencing

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when erecting and dismantling post and wire fences, but not woodwork fences.

FISA 103

Planting

This leaflet covers the measures to be taken to ensure that the risk of injury is minimised when using manual tools for tree-planting operations.

FISA 102

Pre-planting spraying of container-grown seedlings

This leaflet covers the pre-planting application of pesticides to container-grown seedlings for forestry and other tree work.