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 505

Traction Assist

The guide provides a short brief outline of the key safety points; of note in this guide are the QR codes which can be scanned to give the user view of additional set up and safety information from guidance used in New Zealand and Canada.

FISA 806

Welfare

October 2020 - Members have requested an editable Welfare provision form be added to this guide. Full leaflet with editable form and separate editable form can be downloaded below.

FISA 805

Training and certification

This leaflet is intended to help employers and the self-employed identify the training and, where necessary, the assessment requirements for tree-work operatives.

FISA 804

Electricity at work: Forestry

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed by those working on forest operations near overhead power lones (OHPLs) and underground electricity cables, who are not working for the Network Operator.

FISA 803

Firefighting

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when involved in forest or woodland firefighting operations as an individual or part of a team.

FISA 802

Emergency Planning - amended October 2020

FISA 802 has been amended and there is now a template form available online meaning it can be filled in and printed for use on site.

This guide is vital to ensure that those out on site have the key information they require.  

This guide is kindly sponsored by Trackplot.

FISA 706

Timber Haulage

This leaflet covers the safe practices to be followed when operating large goods vehicles (LGVs) in the forest. 

This guide is kindly sponsored by Volvo.

FISA 705

Steep slope working in forestry

This leaflet covers the safe work practices to be followed when harvesting and extracting trees on steep or difficult ground. 

FISA 703

Debogging and recovery of forestry machines

This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when recovering machines that have become bogged down during forestry and other tree work.