Help & Advice

One of the Arboricultural Association's charitable objectives is to advance the science of arboriculture for the public benefit. Our help and advice knowledgebase contains answers on a wide range of tree-related topics.

If you are a member and can’t find what you’re looking for – give us a call. Free technical help and advice is one of the benefits of being a member.

If you need advice or to carry out work on your trees we recommend using an AA Registered Consultant or an ARB Approved Contractor.

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Tree Advice Trust

The Arboricultural Association is pleased to be able to provide the Tree Advice Trust Archive. The archive contains a wealth of excellent detailed guidance in the form of Arboricultural Practice Notes, Research Notes and Miscellaneous note.

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Questions covered in this Help and Advice section include:

  • Practical Qualifications and Training
  • Legislation - Summaries:
    • Working at Height Regulations 2005
    • Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations, 1992
    • Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
    • Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998
    • Control of Noise at Work Regulations, 2005 Control of Vibration at Work Regulations, 2005
    • Work Equipment Regulations 2005
    • Risk Assessment

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