Work Method Statement
PLANTING AND MULCHING TREES
Work methodology for transplanting large trees.
- Site assessment
- Tool Box meeting
- Risk assessment
- Mark trees for mulching
- Ensure safe work procedures are in place.
- Ensure site-specific risk assessment has been undertaken prior to the commencement of work.
- Set up and maintain a safe work zone and escape route.
Risks: Overhead power lines, underground services,
- Set up crane, riggiing
- Lift trees
- Wrap rootball
Overhead power lines, underground services,
Ensure that safe work procedures have been developed in consultation with staff for hazardous operations ensuring a site-specific risk assessment has been undertaken prior to the commencement of work.
Excavate trees to required width and depth
Overhead power lines, underground services
Dial before you Dig
Set up crane, riggiing
Stable ground, pinch points
Falling debris, equipment failure
Check equipment, prune loose branches
Remove loose soil