When it comes to the safety and longevity of the environment within Australia, all levels of government take it very seriously.
For Developers of all levels, there are rules, regulations and standards that need to be adhered to in terms of the environment before, during and after the development project.
The is a vital document that provides guidance for the care and protection of trees.
AS4970-2009 Protection of Trees On Development Sites sets out the guidelines for the safe and ongoing integration between trees and construction within development sites.
The Australian Standard is neither pro or anti-development, nor for or against the removal of trees. The standard is in place to ensure the correct processes are followed.
The Australian Standard also reference a range of other standard documents including:
- AS 1319 Safety signs for the occupational environment
- AS 4373 Pruning of amenity trees
- AS 4454 Composts, soil conditioners and mulches
- AS 4687 Temporary fencing and hoardings
All assessments and reporting carried out Treescience strictly adheres to and complies with the guidelines documented within the Australian Standards.