H&S Checks

  • Section B - Health & Safety Checks

    A point of work risk assessment should be carried out before completing any Landscaping work to ensure scheduled works can be carried out safely.

  • Correct PPE available? (For specialist PPE see site specific RAMS)

  • Tools & equipment checked? (PUWER regulations)

  • COSHH (Refuelling & Pesticides)

  • Safe environment to work? (Insect activity, wasps, injurious plants, rough terrain etc.)

  • Ground condition checked (Banks / slopes / uneven ground / sand / clay / boggy)

  • Public access to area? (Fencing, safety barriers, hazard tape etc?)

  • Traffic impact?

  • Flying objects? (Debris, stones, gravel)

  • Vibration?

  • Working on or near water?

  • Temperature and climate considerations e.g. Heat (sun, exhaust, etc.)

  • Wildlife (Damage to habitat. Disposal of small animals or bird carcasses?) Wildlife & countryside act 1981

  • Noise - ear protection: Mandatory 85db, advisory >85db

  • Excretions? (Avian, animal and rodent / human excretions)

  • Pollution? (Air pollution from exhaust)

  • Working at height or off ground?

  • Authorisation to start work?

Works Carrried Out

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  • Section C - Works carried out

    Tick as appropriate and provide details of works in comments box.

  • Grass cutting - amenity areas

  • Grass cutting - long grass

  • Grass cutting - wild flower areas

  • Hedge cutting (Not during bird nesting season)

  • Planting and establishment maintenance

  • Containers / shrub beds maintenance, pruning trees, shrubs

  • Herbicide spraying hard and soft areas

  • Vegetation cutting / strimming

  • Weed and vegetation control

  • Sign cleaning

  • Pond maintenance

  • Basic tree maintenance

  • Litter picking / leaf clearance / removal of arisings

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  • Section D - Sustainability

    Amey has a target to protect people the environment and make 2% Carbon savings per annum

  • Green Waste Produced?

  • Volume of green waste produced? (Number of tonne bags)

  • Details of disposal? (Green waste container, on site compost facilities, removed from site?)

  • Total travel time and distance if applicable

Additional Works Required

  • Section E - Additional works required

    List any additional work that is needed (where applicable)

  • Tree inspection / survey(s)

  • Details

  • Invasive & injurious weeds: invasive plants? (Japanese Knotweed / Giant Hogweed etc.)

  • Details


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