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Health, Safety, Environment & Quality


The quality and safety of the service we provide is very important to us. These measures are in place not only to protect our staff, but to protect our clients, their staff and members of the public that use the property or site, as well as protecting the environment and wildlife.

Insurance & Competency

• Employers Liability - £10,000,000

• Public Liability - £5,000,000

• Professional Indemnity - £2,000,000


Our employees hold recognised industry standard qualifications and competencies:

  • BSc. (Hons), Diplomas & Certificates in Horticulture and Arboriculture

  • NEBOSH & CITB SMSTS qualified health and safety manager

  • CITB SSSTS qualified health and safety supervisors

  • LANTRA Professional Tree Inspector

  • RoSPA & RPII Operational & Routine Play Inspector

  • NPTC/City & Guilds qualified climbing arborists and tree surgeons

  • Tree surgery is carried out to British Standard BS 3998:2010

  • Cornwall Council approved Japanese Knotweed Control Contractors

  • City & Guilds/NPTC/LANTRA qualified landscapers including herbicides & machinery

  • IPAF qualified MEWP operators

  • NRASWA Chapter 8 compliant supervisors, operatives and vehicles

  • Team members are health and safety inducted and hold CSCS & LISS cards

  • All team members are HSE Emergency First Aid at Work qualified

  • All employees are DBS (CRB) checked

Health & Safety
  • Health & Safety Policy    

  • Human Resource Policy

  • Environmental Policy

  • Quality Assurance Policy

  • Anti-Bribery Policy

  • Risk Assessments

  • Safe Systems of Work

  • Method Statements

  • COSHH Risk Assessments

  • Site-Specific Risk Assessment

  • All equipment is subject to 'PUWER' & ‘LOLER inspections

  • Branded uniform, PPE & Hi-Viz

Professional Membership

We pride ourselves on good horticultural and arboricultural practice and continue to develop our skills with the:

  • Associate member of the Arboricultural Association

  • RoSPA

  • RPII - Operational & Routine Inspector

  • SafeContractor

  • CHAS

  • SMAS Worksafe Contractor

  • RoSPA

  • CORNWALL COUNCIL Planning Agent for Tree Work (TPO & Conservation areas)

  • CORNWALL COUNCIL approved contractor for Japanese Knotweed control

  • Streetworks Qualification Register

Environmental & Wildlife Protection
  • Environmental Policy

  • As part of our site-specific risk assessment we include protection of the flora, fauna & watercourses

  • We follow the code of practice for using plant protection products as set by DEFRA

  • Environment Agency licensed waste carrier: CBDL3893

  • CIWM WasteSmart

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