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BS 3998:2010 Tree work - Recommendations
Gives general recommendations for tree work, including management options for established trees and overgrown hedges. Covers safety and planning aspects, scheduling tree work, management of the rooting environment, pruning and related work, treatment of wounds and other injuries and management of decay - cavities and water pockets, management of weak structures, tree felling and stump management and completion of work.
Supersedes BS 3998:1989. Came into effect 31 December 2010.
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