OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 34 Forestry

Section 522 Road warnings

Trees cannot be felled within range of a travelled road unless specific precautions are taken. These precautions involve:

(a) placing a designated signaller (see section 191 of the OHS Code for requirements that apply to signallers) on the road, or

(b) locating flags or warning signs at the side of the road at a distance of 30 metres to 90 metres from each approach to the place where the tree is to be felled.