Method Statement (Example)
||Two man pruning team, supervised by Hamish Lodge,
director of Cut Above Tree Management.
||Work commencing on
site will have at least one mobile phone and appropriate First Aid Training and first aid equipment located in the Iveco lorry, registration
site will have training appropriate to all tasks being undertaken, including relevant NPTC, and machinery operations. Copies of competency
certificates can be made available if required. Also we are trained
and certified in Chapter 8, use of appropriate signage when
working on the roadside.
||Iveco Euro Cargo 7.5T MV04CRU, Vermeer 935i wood
||Chainsaws, handsaws, Climbing ropes and
||Our own workforces who are fully experienced in this
type of operation will undertake all works. All staff has received the appropriate training for
chainsaw operation, tree climbing and pruning techniques as per British Standard 3998 for tree
works. There will be a minimum of two people on site while work is in progress. Their names are
as follows, Hamish Lodge (director) and Sam Barnett.
Staff will have the following personal protective
with eye and ear protection
boots with steel cap
First Aid kit on
First Aid Kit in
vehicle, under passenger seat, MV05 CRU
||All non-workers will be excluded from the work area by
using appropriate signs and barriers. All debris arising from the pruning work shall be chipped
and will be removed from site.
||A first aid
kit must be carried in all vehicles being used for these works, and at least one operative on site will be trained in first aid
complete a site-specific risk assessment for each individual tree. The team leader will be responsible for ensuring Health and Safety of everyone
within the working area, and anybody that may be affected by
the works in progress.
will be undertaken on a date to be confirmed. Normal working hours are from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm. The site risk assessment will be undertaken prior
to commencement of any works on site and on a tree-by-tree
Hamish Lodge BSc – Director of Cut Above Tree