Health & Safety

Fernoak is an approved contractor for CHAS (Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) to comply with current Health and Safety Law.
We have always strived to practice and promote safety and consider this accreditation will reinforce our commitment to safe working. The system of documentation generates constant vigilance and monitoring of working practices, which includes Risk Assessments and Method Statements, to minimise risk which is paramount in our business.

It further enhances our Industry Certification, together with our Planning and Controlling Site Work Activity, while carrying out work to BS 3998(2010).

Fernoak Tree Surgeons Ltd , Bracknell, Berkshire

Fernoak’s Health and Safety Policy states:

Fernoak and its operatives will conduct their work in a safe and responsible manner to safeguard the public and its employees.

All work will be carried in accordance with BS3998 to a high recognised professional standard using ropes, harnesses, chain saws and other equipment that is regularly maintained and tested as appropriately e.g. LOLER.

The operatives will wear the appropriate PPE on site and act as their own safety officer and will act responsibly towards his co-workers and the general public.

We are certified for lighting and guarding under the New Roads & Street Works Act 1991. This is a mandatory requirement for work adjacent to any highway.

See also: Staff Training & Development