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Brash Recovery

FISA Safety Bulletin

This guidance has been produced following increasing instances of brash recovery operations causing visible deterioration to public roads; roads on which timber haulage operations have followed industry good  practice and been successfully managed in accordance with a Timber Transport Management Plan.

The loading and transport of brash and chip must be treated in the same way as roundwood haulage, taking account of Agreed Routes Maps, consulting as appropriate and meeting timber transport conditions or Timber Transport Management Plan prescriptions so that the impacts on roads can be minimised.

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