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Health and Safety

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Felling a large ash tree

Felling a large ash tree in Weymouth The owner of this small Weymouth woodland got in touch because he wanted some advice.  The site is close to a busy main road.  Several large trees are growing over the road and the owner's home.  We arranged to meet at the woodland, where I inspected the [...]

Tree waste recycling

There are few industries that can claim to be as environmentally sound as the arboricultural industry. We provide a valuable public service by reducing risks to the public and property by managing dead or damaged trees, and can find an end use for all of our waste products. Granted, we use fossil fuels to power [...]

Tree Inspection

Here at Coastal Tree Care we like to do things properly - as I hope is evident from the website content. This week I've been working through the LANTRA Professional Tree Inspection course with Derek Brinsley at Newlands Training. Although there is no actual requirement to obtain this qualification in order to write tree risk [...]

Splicing workshop

Dale recently attended a weekend rope splicing workshop with the team at Treekit in Bournemouth. Over the two days he learned a variety of rope splicing techniques with different types of cordage, but particularly with 16 strand and 24-strand double-braid arborist rope. It's fair to say that whilst the facilities were excellent, and the trainers [...]