Safety Checks

Personal protection.

Helmet, earmuffs, visor.

Chainsaw pants.

Steel cap boots.

High vis top.

Site preparation.

Clear working area

General public prevented from access.

Are all vehicles parked away from work area.

Client has been briefed.


Is the chipper being used.

Has chipper been greased and fuelled.

In safe working area

Work at heights.

Is a climber required.

Harness checked

Carabiners checked

Lanyard checked

Ropes checked

Is rigging required

Port-a-wrap secured

Roping point secure

Ropes checked

Is there a EWP onsite.

Clear working area

Level ground

Pre Work

Who is onsite today.

Person name.

Post Work

Before you leave site.

Job Status.

Job not finished today!

How much longer is required for job.

Have you notified Chris.

Contact Chris 0800 318 718 or email.

Job Finished!

How much time was quoted for job.

Was all the work covered by the quote.

Please add extra work here so that it can be charged to the client.


Time taken to complete work.

Description of work.

Was job completed within this time.

How much extra time was required.

Why was extra time required.

Is there stump grinding.

Stumps cut down to suitable height.

Paul notified.

Email Paul

Was there any damage caused.

List each incident separately with photo and description.

Photo of damage.


Is the Client Onsite.

Before leaving site.

Job photos.

Site photos.

Client satisfied with tree work.

Contact Chris 0800 318 718 or email.
The client needs to be called.

Client satisfied with ground work.

Contact Chris 0800 318 718 or email.
The client needs to be called.

Client invoiced.

Contact Chris 0800 318 718 or email.
Invoice needs to be sent out to client.

Client provided payment or proof of payment.

Contact Chris 0800 318 718 or email.
Client needs to pay invoice.

Departure from site.
Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.