Axewoods Co-operative – site specific risk assessment
Location inc. postcode
Moncton Wyld Forestry Commission Woodland
OS Grid reference for worksite
Emergency meeting point for emergency services
Forestry Commission Track at junction with A35
- First Aid
On site, near rest area
Emergency meeting point for operatives
Nearest A&E phone number
Type of vehicle access needed for site
All vehicles OK
Nearest phone /mobile numbers
Signal level checked
Battery level checked
Helicopter landing site
On Forestry Commission track half way into woods
Generic risk assessment title and tasks undertaken:
Method of work:
Chainsaw use, snedding, cross-cutting, ,brashing stacking and loading.
Additional hazards not covered by generic risk assessments
Who might be harmed?
How might they be harmed?
Additional control measures required to reduce risks to acceptable level.
Occasional local dog walkers (but no Public ROW through site)
Working on sloping/uneven ground
Injuries from felling/woodcutting operations
Detailed briefing before work
Banksmen. Correct PPE
Advance liaision with FC
Full briefing outlining hazards
Safety Officer Name (please print):
Friday 2nd February 2018
Emergency contact No: 07583427746
FC Ranger Rob Greenhalgh 07780493753
Please read this Declaration and sign the sheet overleaf to indicate approval:
I understand the risk assessment for this forestry work event and the control measures that must be implemented. I have received a detailed briefing on action to be taken in event of fire, medical emergency and accident reporting. I declare myself fit for work, and have informed the safety officer of any medical conditions affecting me.
Emergency Contact No