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Tree-climbing operations

An Arboriculture and Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG) leaflet on safe working practices for tree-climbing operations.

Year of Publication2009

This leaflet includes advice for climbers on safe working practices for tree-climbing operations, climbing procedures and how to use some common climbing aids. It also includes advice on the responsibilities of ground staff.The leaflet contains notes on good practice which are not compulsory but which you may find helpful in considering what you need to do.

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Protecting people's health and safety by ensuring risks in the changing workplace are properly controlled

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