Hazard Tree Inspection - A Practitioner's Guide
19 July 2022
The two-day practical course is aimed at: ensuring participants are aware of current accepted industry approaches to hazard tree inspection; reviewing the significance of defect features and wood decay fungi and working towards the collection and presentation of appropriate data and defensible feedback for submission in a professional report format along with the creation of an online “Google Map” of surveyed trees.
The course will be delivered by Chris Simpson, a Chartered Forester, Fellow of the Arboricultural Association, Member of the Expert Witness Institute, Lantra Instructor and City & Guilds assessor who has over 35 years’ experience working in the industry. In the last 22 years Chris has concentrated on assessing the safety of urban trees and providing advice to land owners such as Land & Forestry Scotland, Historic Environment Scotland, Tilhill, Scottish Woodlands, etc. Chris also provides expert witness reports for use in civil actions.