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Hazards from trees: a general guide

Practice Guide 013 on the responsibilities of owners and managers for assessing the risk of hazards from trees, and the inspection procedures that might be appropriate.

Year of Publication2000

This Practice Guide indicates the responsibilities of owners and managers for assessing the risk of hazards from trees, and considers what inspection procedures might be appropriate. Preventive care of young trees and methods of protecting trees from wildlife damage are described. Details of tree hazards, signs of their occurrence, and options for remedial work are presented.

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Protecting and expanding Britain's forests and woodlands to increase their value to society and the environment.

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