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Re: 2 rope access prompting?

Subject: Re: 2 rope access prompting?
From: dlj
Date: Jan 02 2020 14:31:05
Hi again Paul

It says ... "The HSE has consistently argued that, despite the good practice guidance that we have been working with for the last 15 years, the number of accidents in our sector remains unacceptably high – indeed, it states that the arboricultural sector has the highest accident rate per capita of all UK industries. Clearly this is something we would all wish to change."

Can you point me to these specific accident statistics over the 15 years mentioned please?

David

On 2020-01-02 09:45, Paul Smith wrote:
Maybe, but many systems are being considered / developed / reviewed on
another forum.


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Sent: 02 January 2020 09:43
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Subject: RE: 2 rope access prompting?

Are we just talking an auto belay? or something more complex?

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-----Original Message-----
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<uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> On Behalf Of Paul Smith
Sent: 02 January 2020 09:35
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Subject: DMARC violation -RE: 2 rope access prompting?

Hi David, the latter, i.e. specific accidents, see
https://hes32-ctp.trendmicro.com:443/wis/clicktime/v1/query?url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.trees.org.uk%2fHelp%2dAdvice%2fPublic%2fHSE%2dDecision%2don%2dTwo%2dRope%2dWorking&umid=8c731305-99
cd-4958-af52-b472912eea8d&auth=4be54ad6eb25a559550d8aaef741acb68187dbb5-411613f6d57e6723e2010bc24187ecd5f023b316

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Paul Smith
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-----Original Message-----
From: uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info
<uktc-request@xxxxxx.tree-care.info> On Behalf Of
dlj@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.com
Sent: 31 December 2019 13:17
To: UK Tree Care <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
Subject: 2 rope access prompting?

Just saw a posting about this.......

"This is an interesting time in the world of Arboriculture. With the
HSE now insistent on the use of two-rope working, industry
professionals are working hard to devise systems to maintain
compliance."

Does anybody know if this is just a development out of idealogical
principle, or has it been provoked by specific accidents or broader
accident statistics ?

David




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