Jeremy Vine’s show on Radio 2 last Wednesday featured discussions on the important roll Professional Tree Inspectors play after recent wet and windy weather have caused some serious problems for some people.
A year or so ago the Health and Safety Executive decided to do a study on farms to make sure quad bikes are being used and maintained correctly.
The Lantra Awards Basic Tree Inspection Course is ideal for any person employed as local authority highway inspectors, forestry, woodland or arboricultural employees, estate or park rangers, farmers and other landowners or their employees who may have a responsibility for trees in the course of their work.
As much as I enjoy being outside there are definitely days when I am glad I have an office job. This is one of them.
Their latest plan is to do the usual on-farm visits but if they find any health and safety laws have been broken then they will operate a fee for cost recovery, also known as Fee for Intervention (FFI).
A good Certificate to have in your arsenal is the Lantra Awards Professional Tree Inspection Certificte, not only because it describes your skills as a Tree Inspector, but because it is a well-earned Certificate.
With plenty of people out there in the market place looking for new jobs, it is essential you go for interviews with your competency certificates reflecting your current skills. There are plenty of people now looking for new jobs and Employers will be inclined to choose the candidate who presents them with the least expense in training. […]
With Corporate Manslaughter charges becoming an ever greater threat to businesses, it is essential that your staff are fully qualified. One area that is often overlooked is that of professional 4×4 Off-Road Driving and there have already been some serious and expensive prosecutions, which is increasing the interest in these excellent courses.
Changes in Forestry and Arboriculture are being made to reflect the complete revision of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) in trees and timber.
New pesticide regulations came into effect on 18th July 2012 in the UK, effectively removing grandfather rights for sprayer operators, and requiring mandatory testing for spraying equipment; with the exception of hand held and knapsack sprayers. Practical Implications Existing certificates of competence for spray operators are, and will be still recognised. National Sprayer Testing Scheme […]