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Professional Tree Surgeons in Essex

Qualifications & Insurances

After every 5 years, a tree surgeon/arborist is required to keep their certificates up to date. Acer Tree Services are continually up to date and maintain modern methods to keep with the latest techniques.

Legally, all operatives of Acer Tree Services working at height using ropes and harnesses, including the devices required for this application, are to be examined by LOLER (Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations).

Like all over head removals, we are required by the executive to employ highly qualified health & safety officers. Our grounds man/banks man are holders of NVQ Level 6 safety cards as well as being CSCS qualified.

We know that if we were felling a large tree over your house, you would want to know that that the equipment that we use is of high quality.

The equipment we use is designed and certified for use in arboriculture.

City & Guilds NPTC Qualified Lantra Awards CSCS

All staff currently hold the following qualifications:

  • Lantra Award - Use of a brushwood chipper
  • NPTC CS30.1 30.2 & 31 - Chainsaw maintenance, On site preparation cross cutting and stacking procedure, Fell and process trees up to 200-380mm
  • NPTC CS38 UNIT 1 & 2 - Safely climb trees, Conduct Arial rescues
  • NPTC CS39 - Safe use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness

You’re covered by the following insurances:

  • Employers Liability Insurance - £10 million pounds employer's liability insurance
  • Public Liability Insurance - £5 million pounds liability insurance
  • Public Liability Scheme

Health & Safety

We adhere to the following regulations which cover our industry and are a legal requirement to operate a tree surgery service in the UK.

If you have any questions regarding our health and safety practices, reach out to us today.

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  • Excel Level 6 Diploma in contracting, operations management, general QCF
  • CSCS Black card for working on major sites that require CSCS cards
  • PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations)
  • PPE (Personnel Protective Equipment Regulations)
  • MHSWR (Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations)
  • MHOR (Manual Handling Operations Regulations)
  • COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations)
  • Noise at Work Regulations 1989
  • Work At Height Regulations 2005