October 2020 – Vol. 22, Issue 7
Access and lifting for arborists (PDF, 824.79 KB)
Given that the use of powered access and mobile cranes in the tree care industry has been growing rapidly over the past 10 years, we conducted a survey of those working at the hard end of the market to gather their thoughts and views on the use of powered access and cranes for tree work.
November 2019 – Vol. 21, Issue 8
Access and lifting for arborists (PDF, 779.27 KB)
Working with trees is probably one of most dangerous occupations in the world, combining a lethal mixture of working at height, powerful cutting equipment and the unknown nature of individual trees. An increasing number of arborists are using aerial work platforms and mobile cranes to carry out tree work - we take a look as some of the reasons and some of the equipment.