Guide to managing the risks of tree work

This guide was previously titled Guide to managing risks of tree trimming and removal work.

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This guide was previously titled Guide to managing risks of tree trimming and removal work.

The re-named and updated guide provides information on managing risks associated with tree trimming and removal work, including:

  • lopping
  • pruning
  • trimming
  • repairing
  • maintaining
  • removing amenity trees
  • wood chipping
  • stump grinding
  • root pruning.

This guide is for:

  • arborists
  • tree-climbers
  • horticulturists
  • gardeners
  • tree workers
  • landscapers
  • builders
  • developers, and others involved in the amenity tree industry.

The guide was updated in March 2023 to ensure consistency with other Safe Work Australia guidance on managing the risk of falls.

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Plant, equipment and structures
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