A Milestone For Papertrail: Inspections Reach 2,000,000

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Myself and the team at Papertrail are proud of our adventure background and fiercely proud of helping keep people safe along with our environmental responsibilities. When we took the concept of Papertrail to reality, the solution we had in mind was to deliver:

  1.  A technology that reduced the amount of paper being used in the trail of inspections for checking assets and safety procedures. The risk being loss of paper, or too much paper used, wasn’t just bad for the environment but it also increased risk with too many human steps in the process.
  2. A solution that made the whole inspection process a lot easier and therefore we could do more with the limited time we had. This was a fact of life, not enough time, too many tasks!
  3. Because of the insurance implications and regulatory pressures, the solution was to improve accountability and increase information transparency. This didn’t just speed up time of delivering what was needed and reduce frustration, it also demonstrated control.

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Top 10 Pieces of Kit for Every Arboriculture Professional

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The typical arboriculture professional undertakes difficult, dangerous work regularly, often at a height; managing their own safety without causing unnecessary harm to the trees, local environment and anyone nearby.

Working in arboriculture is three times more dangerous than the construction sector, making it one of the highest risk sectors in the UK. Choosing and maintaining the right equipment is essential for the safety of those doing the work and teams on the ground.

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Another Reason to Keep Records in the Cloud: SL Tree Care Ltd Recover After Major Theft

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SL TreeCare Ltd is an Arboricultural Association-approved tree surgery company based in Kent, which for several years (Steve himself for well over 25 years!) has provided Kent and London-based organisations with all manner of arboricultural services, including tree felling, crown thinning and stump grinding. Owner Steve Launchbury, upon gaining the Kew Diploma in Horticulture from Kew Gardens – an internationally important botanical research and education institution – has been a key influencer in the industry and an active participant in the development of arboricultural best practice. Continue Reading…

Greencut Horticulture Take Safety to the Next Level With Papertrail

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Greencut Horticulture are one of the UK’s most in-demand tree surgery companies, with over 40 years’ experience in providing all manner of arboricultural services to both public and private-sector companies in Kent, London and beyond.

With a reputation for excellent health and safety standards and quality workmanship to uphold, Greencut started using Papertrail in November 2015 to make managing their equipment even simpler, and to ensure compliance with a whole host of laws and regulations that affect arboricultural companies nationwide.    Continue Reading…

Successful Safety Management for Arborists: Free Webinar

If you’re a professional arborist, tree surgeon or forestry worker, you’re busy – especially at this time of year! But whether you’re climbing trees, inspecting safety equipment or organising teams, you don’t need us to tell you that safety should always be top of mind. To find out how recent advances in technology can help you and your team stay safe, join us for a free webinar next week.

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Safety Management for Arborists: LOLER Thorough Examiner Training

According to the HSE, tree care is one of the highest risk industries in the UK. Safety management for arborists is therefore a hot topic, and we’re delighted to be working with one of the leading providers of short courses for arborists in the UK – Treepartner. We caught up with director Richard Allmond recently to ask his thoughts on Papertrail, and find out more about the LOLER Thorough Examiner training course which he ran recently at Mysercough College, Preston. Read on to find out more….

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