Contractor of mechanical felling

A contractor of mechanical felling is an individual who carries out tree felling with machines.

Types of machines used in mechanical felling are the following:

  • a machine for tree felling;
  • machines for limbing and production – processors;
  • machines for limbing;
  • machines for tree felling, limbing and production of assortments – harvesters.

They can be individual machines or in a form of tractor attachments.

A contractor of mechanical felling must fulfil minimum conditions, i.e. must have adequate professional competence, adequate work experience, passed the safety at work course and suitable work and protection equipment.

Responsible: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food | Last updated: 21. 09. 2015