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Ribble Valley Borough Council

Tree work is dangerous

Climbing Trees

Falling from heights is a major cause of death and serious disability.  From the moment you leave the ground, even at a relatively small height, you are at risk and invariably working in trees requires working at considerable heights.  e.g. A 45 year old self taught tree contractor died as a result of a fractured skull after he fell 9m from the top of a beech tree.
  1. Accidents in tree work
  2. Falling trees
  3. You are here: Climbing Trees
  4. Chainsaw work
  5. Electricity
  6. Warning