If trees are your responsibility and there is a risk of them causing damage or harm, regular inspections should be scheduled and recorded. The timing of these inspections will depend on the age, species, size and condition of the trees and the use of the land in which they are growing.
Why have a tree health and safety inspection?
Identify potential tree hazards
Reduce risk of tree related damage to acceptable levels
Improve quality of tree stock
Provide information to enable decision making
Reduce stress of home buying
How tree and safety inspections are carried out
Visual Tree Assessment (VTA)
Assessment of high risk target areas where people and assets come into contact with trees (target can be moved in some cases, i.e. footpaths and trees can be retained)
Pest and disease identification
Detailed tree defect and stability analysis
Provide plans and tree schedules in computerised or paper format to enable recommendations to be easily actioned
Internal decay detection using the following:
To determine the age of a live tree,divide the tree trunk circumference by 1.5-2.5
*The Royal Forestry Society
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Challice Consulting Ltd.
Holmwood Farm Grange