Standards for safe trees
- Professionals urge rational reaction to tree safety risks. Ibrahim, Magda // Horticulture Week;7/3/2008, p4
The article reports on the warning of the Arboricultural Association director Nick Eden regarding proper management of trees in Great Britain. According to the author, Eden warns against taking a disproportionate approach to managing trees after a 11-year-old Daniel Mullinger was killed by a...
- Arboricultural sundries. Keepin, Maureen // Horticulture Week;6/4/2010, p29
The article reports on the introduction of advanced tree climbing products, featuring safety in their primary design in Great Britain. A call for balanced approach on tree safety management within the arboricultural industry has caused tree equipment suppliers to develop improved products to...
- Preventing electrical shock. // American Nurseryman;4/1/94, Vol. 179 Issue 7, p13
Reports on the Electrical Hazard Awareness course for tree workers and arborists who work near electrical lines. Contact information.
- Support your local tree. Lilly, Sharon // American Nurseryman;09/01/96, Vol. 184 Issue 5, p54
Reports that arborists must teach landscapers about hardware and hardware-installation techniques used to reduce potential tree hazards. Several factors to consider in determining whether bracing and cabling are necessary; Types of cables used. INSET: For more information..
- Loggers show the way. // Forestry & British Timber;Oct2007, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p8
The article reports on the significance of the Great Britain Logging Championships in enhancing the value of the forest in the North West England. It attracted competitors from all corners of the country as well as in Germany who compete in five events to test their forestry skills. The...
- Tree management for public safety comes under scrutiny. Ibrahim, Magda // Horticulture Week;6/5/2008, p10
The article reports on the move of some experts in examining the value of trees with potential risks they might pose to public safety. Accordingly, the evaluation aims to start the creation of an industry standard on tree management. Neville Fay, principal consultant of Organiser and Treework...
- Guide could remove need for tree standard. Ibrahim, Magda // Horticulture Week;1/22/2010, p5
The article reports on the possibility of the National Tree Safety Group (NTSG) guidance to remove the need for tree safety standard in Great Britain. Neville Fay, one of the authors of the draft BS 8516, notes that the guidance examines the nature of trees and their benefits to society....
- The federal forests are not what they seem: formal and informal claims to federal lands Fairfax, Sally K.; Hawkins, Ann; Peluso, Nancy Lee; Huntsinger, Lynn; Wolf, Steven A.; Fortmann, Louise P. // Ecology Law Quarterly;1999, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p630
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- The model forest concept: a model for future forest management? Brand, David G.; Bouthillier, Luc; Bouman, O. Thomas; Lapierre, Louis; Kessler, Winifred // Environmental Reviews;1996, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p65
No abstract available.