My boss picked me up on using a phone in the tree, my saw wasn’t running and I was stationary in a s
Using a mobile phone up a tree during an AA Approved Contractor assessment then would not in itself result in failure unless a clear and present danger was apparent as a consequence. Arborists do use phones up trees and, whilst it may not always be ideal, there may be justi...
When and why do I need to do a risk assessment?
Risk Assessment Legal Requirements Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSWR or ‘the Management Regs’) Regulation 3 requires every employer to make a suitable and sufficient assessment of the risks to the health and safety of his employees whil...