Tree Hazard Assessment

Under the Occupiers Liability Act you have a legal duty to take reasonable steps to ensure your trees are safe. The responsibility of landowners has been further clarified in the courts by the case of Poll vs Bartholomew (2006).

To limit liability, SJ Stephens Associates can:

Unlike many companies carrying out tree hazard assessments, SJ Stephens Associates are not contractors so have no incentive to specify work to trees that is not essential.

We have particular experience providing a tailored tree management service to schools. For further details see Schools Leaflet.

SJ Stephens Associates are registered users of the Quantified Tree Risk Assessment (QTRA) system which is used where appropriate to quantify the risk of harm.