What is a BS3998?
It is always important that you hire professionals in any trade that you need work undertaken in. All jobs are completed to much a higher standard when completed by the highly skilled tradesman in the industry. The BS3998 is a formal documentation that sets the British Standard for Tree Work. From Health & Safety whilst carrying out tree services to ensuring the wellbeing and protection of wildlife, the BS3998 documentation considers all aspects of tree work.
West Yorkshire Tree Services have highly trained staff who have tonnes of experience working on all tree related projects. The staff have studied the BS3998 documentation tirelessly to ensure they can prepare themselves for any challenging situations that may arise during a project. Tree surgeon specialists and team leader are sent to every site to effectively manage the health and safety or the tree and its surroundings.
To guarantee the health of your tree and ensure that work carried out on the tree is completed to the highest standards always hire a professional and experienced tree surgeon.
What’s included in the BS3998?
- Tree Felling
- Stump management & protection
- Management of deadwooding
- How to effectively use supportive framework to manage weak structures
- Management of arisings
- Safety and protection of wildlife and habitats
- Hedge and climbing parts management
- Bark wound treatment, exudation, canker and tree root injury
- Biosecurity – which involves bugs and pests passing disease from one tree to the next
- Environmental considerations when preparing for tree works
- Pruning, including formative pruning, crown thinning, crown lifting, crown reduction, selective pruning and pruning around electricity wires and over roads, footpaths, and watercourses, considering the timing of works, environmental, seasonal and age-related factors, where and how much to prune, where to make the final cut and follow up works
If you are looking for experienced tree surgeons who apply the BS3998 standards to every project, then get in touch with West Yorkshire Tree Services to see how we can help you. Call 0113 182 364 or send us a message through our contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.