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Acorn Group wins Bromford Housing Tree Maintenance Contract

Acorn Group, one of the largest Arboricultural and Landscape Maintenance and Consultancy providers in the UK has secured the contract to deliver the Tree Maintenance and provide emergency response on behalf of Bromford Housing. Acorn Group secured the contract following a competitive tender process and demonstrating best value to Bromford. Kevin O’Rourke, Acorn’s Managing Director commented ” we are delighted to secure the new contract with Bromford and we are looking forward to developing an More >

Acorn Environmental Management Group awarded 5th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award

Acorn Environmental Management Group Ltd is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017.

The company, based in REDDITCH, achieved the Gold Medal (5 consecutive Golds) award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

They will be presented with the award during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. The award was achieved during a special year for family-safety charity RoSPA, as it More >

Acorn Group secures Sandwell MBC Arboricultural Services Framework

Acorn Environmental Management Group the national provider of Tree Maintenance, Arboricultural Consultancy, Landscaping and Rope Access Services has secured the Arboricultural Services Framework for Sandwell MBC.

The framework has a duration of 4 years with an estimated annual value of up to £600,000 per annum

 

Pershore College – Careers Day

AEMG exhibited at Pershore College yesterday with a great turnout. Thank you to all the students who visited the stand and the other exhibitors who made it a great day.

Acorn Group Supports Pershore College Recruitment Fair

Acorn Environmental Management Group the national provider of Tree Maintenance, Arboricultural Consultancy, Landscaping and Rope Access Services has supported the recruitment fair held by Pershore College in Worcestershire. The recruitment fair was designed to provide potential students with an insight into the courses available which were supported by local organisations who could provide more detailed information about their relevant industries and the requirements.

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Acorn Group ROLO Training Course – Spaces available

AEMG are running 2 ROLO courses to kick off the new year, one in Sheffield and one at their Head Office in Redditch which is just 5 minutes from junction 3 of the M42.

 

The Sheffield course is scheduled for Wednesday 25th January with the Redditch training day following a week later on the 1st February 2017.

 

If you would like to sign up or would like any further information for either of these courses please contact AEMG’s Compliance Manager Bruce Pattinson by email: More >

Acorn Environmental Management Group Ltd wins RoSPA Forestry Sector Award

 

Acorn Environmental Management Group Ltd has been successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016.

The company, with its Head Office based in Redditch, achieved the Winner of the Forestry Sector award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

They were/will be presented with the award during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel, on July 13, 2016, as the event marked its diamond More >

RoSPA Award Acorn Group 4th Gold Award

Acorn Environmental Management Group, the national provider of tree surgery, arboricultural consultancy and landscape services has been awarded a 4th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award for safety performance. We are delighted to receive this award and Acorn share this award with all of our employees, customers and stakeholders. By Working together we all become safer!!

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Acorn successful in Arboricultural Association renewal

Acorn Environmental Management Group the national provider of tree maintenance, arboricultural consultancy and landscaping services has successfully renewed their Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor status following a recent audit.

AEMG operates from three offices, Redditch, Sheffield and Peterborough and will continue to delight all of our Customers across the UK

 

Injury prevention for Arborists

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There are a number of potential safety hazards to be negotiated by tree workers.  

These include cuts/lacerations, tripping, falls, direct blows, environmental factors and much more. 

The purpose of this document is to focus on one significant aspect of the hazards faced; those that

relate specifically to the manual handling aspects of the work. The postures used, the pressures on the

muscles and joints, the lifting and handling aspects of the More >