Basic chainsaw felling and manual takedown
A FA G 3 0 2
A FA G 3 0 3
Chainsaw cross-cutting and manual stacking
A FA G 3 0 4
Tractors units in tree work
A FA G 5 0 1
Extraction by skidder
A FA G 5 0 2
Extraction by forwarder
A FA G 5 0 3
A FA G 8 0 2
Electricity at work: Forestry and arboriculture
A FA G 8 0 4
Training and certification
A FA G 8 0 5
Chainsaws at work
I N D G 3 1 7
These publications are available from HSE Books - see ‘Further information’.
Extraction by horse
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This leaflet contains notes on good practice which are not compulsory
but which you may find helpful in considering what you need to do.
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ISBN 0 7176 2651 2. Single free copies are also available from HSE Books.
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This leaflet covers the extraction of timber using horse and chains
(snigging), or horse and simple skidding units and forwarders in
forestry and other tree work.
You can use this leaflet as part of the risk assessment process to help
identify the controls to put in place when using horses in a woodland