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of 10 June 1999. December 2001,
laying down the method of work organization and working practices that
the employer is obliged to ensure that when working in the Woods and in the workplace
of a similar nature
The Government directs pursuant to § 134e para. 2 of Act No. 65/1965 Coll., code
work, as amended by Act No. 155/2000 Coll.:
For the purposes of this regulation, means a
and work in the forest) at workplaces of a similar nature of work performed
non-forest land to forest and in the maintenance of forests, parks, orchards, of land
on the road, in a circuit track, riparian vegetation, growing
work, care of the trees, mining, gathering firewood, handling,
storage and hauling wood, work at height on standing trees,
(b)) by the Department head space set aside by the employee for the work
(c)) the affected area of the space in which a person is exposed to danger,
that threatens her health and safety,
(d))-single by an employee of an employee who performs work during
work shifts in the workplace itself and without securing a continuous surveillance,
e) wood pokácený and lop-sided tree in full length, or assortments
wood, resulting from the handling or other processing of the tree,
or its branches,
f) portable chain saw (hereinafter referred to as "chainsaw") portable tools
with the engine, of which the cutting tool is an infinite chain driven by the
the guide rail (hereinafter referred to as "chain"), served by one
g) křovinořezem portable tools with the engine, the cutting blade is
rotating blade, knife or cord,
h) hand tools tools used at work in the forest, such as
for example, hand saws, axes, hooks, billet, obracáky and wedges,
I) odvozním means road and a special vehicle designed and equipped with
for hauling wood,
j) mechanizačním means the work or transport the machine, which is
equipped with a separate engine, served by an employee and used in
working in the Woods and the workplaces of a similar nature.
(1) the employer shall determine the working procedures and organise the work in the forest and
the workplaces of a similar nature with regard to the activities carried out,
technological procedures, the special features of the workplace, working conditions,
safety the implementation of individual operations and the possibility of danger
employees of the weather conditions, weather situations, animals or
(2) an employee shall be the employer before work is
established working procedures and organisation of the work referred to in paragraph 1
familiar. Must be familiar with the way the provision of first aid and
equipped with personal protective equipment. When the work carried out by the
alone or separately must be acquainted with the rules for employee
communication between employees in the workplace or for communication with the
the head of an employee.
(3) the employer shall equip the employee who carries out work with a portable
or hand tools with blades, bandage package. With regard to the risks
performed by the character of the employment, the workplace and the number of employees
the employer shall ensure that the working area was equipped with means for
first aid supplies, including ensuring the means to
summon emergency medical assistance.
(4) the employer shall ensure that an employee or as an orphan
Working employee off if cannot continue to work
in a safe way, and informed without undue interruption of work
delay of the head, or the employer.
Additional requirements on the employer in determining work procedures and
the Organization of work are listed in the annex to this regulation.
This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2000. January 1, 2003.
Ing. Zeman in r.
1. the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of labour and Social Affairs:
PhDr. In r.
Additional requirements on how the Organization of work and working practices in
working in the Woods and the workplaces of a similar nature
1. when the production work, the employer is obliged to ensure the Organization
work and working practices so that workers:
and) moved with the cutting edge hand tools used in the production works,
with the protective cover on the blade,
(b)) when you work with to comply with the manufacturer's instructions provided with the
the use, maintenance and repair; do not use brush cutter with front bezel
protective cover cutting tools, and that is not a prescribed suspension
(c)) before the beginning of and during the course of the work of kontrovali cutting tool fastening
and technical condition,
(d)) křovinořezem engine stopped while crossing in the workplace on the
the distance is greater than 50 m if the conditions safe for work do not require
stopping the engine running at a smaller distance,
e) moved shredder with not the cutting tool or with the
fitted protective cover.
2. When you're working with the affected area shall be deemed to be a circular
area with a radius of 15 m, unless otherwise specified by the manufacturer of the brushcutter otherwise.
Logging, processing of windfalls, polovývratů and windbreaks
1. when felling trees, the employer is obliged to arrange for the Organization of work
and working practices so that employees worked
and, the weather situation) when the káceného tree safely
comply with the intended direction of felling,
(b)) when temperature is below-15 ° C for the entire period of work,
c) when visibility is below the height of the tree, káceného
(d)) on the slopes, where at the same time work above him and other employees when
There is a danger of spontaneous movement of firewood,
(e)) in the affected area was suspended or standing tree
f) pruning, debarking or shortening the length of the tree in the distance
less than 5 meters between them,
(g)) at the same time on a single tree.
2. when mining activities the employer shall ensure that staff of the nekáceli
another tree through the tree by hanging up on a tree, hanging, neuvolňovali
hanging tree podřezáváním tree, on which hung a tree rests and
neodřezávali hanging tree after sawn rings.
3. The work of the employees in the extraction of timber, the employer shall organise
so, in order to ensure their check at least every 30 minutes
during the work shift and the employee did not work under conditions which
alone cannot ensure a safe cutting down trees.
4. mining activities the employer shall ensure that all employees,
who are moving in an area where there is a risk, in particular the fall of branches and
trees, use protective helmets.
5. when the workflow tree felling, the employer shall
take into account, in particular, the kind of wood species, diameter, and height of the trunk, old age and health
the State tree, the shape of the Crown, the nature of the workplace and climatic conditions and
weather situation and to determine the direction of the felling.
6. before cutting down the tree, the employer shall ensure the safe
exit the path diagonally to the rear of the intended direction of fall of tree so that
can an employee who cut down the tree, retreat before the tree falls on
the ground; at the same time must ensure the cleanup of the area tree from káceného
obstacles and perform cutting and attaching branch reinforced root;
the lower part of the tree up to the height of the shoulders of the employee.
7. when cutting down a tree with a diameter of 15 inches on the stump
the employer shall ensure that a direction notch was made to a depth of one
fifths to one-third of the diameter of the tree; the height of the direction of the notch must
be equal to two-thirds of its depth and the main section with horizontal leads
the top half of the directional slit. To ensure the safe fall into
the specified direction is left nedořez main section with a diameter of 2 cm.
For the tree to a diameter of 15 cm on the stump can be directional notch replace
horizontal cut. Against the grip of the chain saw and to direct the tree to
the direction of the fall to the main section inserts a suitable tool, such as
wood cutting blade or a wedge.
8. when processing napružených trees must be laid in the first cut on the side of the
pressure, strain doříznutí is carried out on the side of the stroke, while an employee
must take a position outside the direction of spring.
9. when limbing and debarking the tree must be work carried out from
the top of the slope above the tree.
10. Vývraty, polovývraty, they did standing or hanging trees must
to be released on a priority basis. If you fail to release the hanging tree, even after
exhausted all the options available during the work shift, must be
released at the latest during the next work shift. When the garbage collector
the hanging tree, you can use one of the following ways
and the tree use mechanical handling equipment) device or cover,
(b)) the rotation of the suspended tree around its axis,
c) pushing a lever, tree
(d) special stahovákem).
11. work in the difficult working conditions, which are particularly
cutting down the trees rotted and rotten, processing of concentrated
windfalls, polovývratů and windbreaks, as well as the felling of trees in the ground
communications within the perimeter of the track and in the protection zones, must be carried out only
for continuous professional supervision specified by the employer.
12. An affected area when felling a tree means a circular area
with a radius of at least twice the height of the káceného tree, if required
the nature of the workplace, even less. Prior to the start of the main section and when you
custom cutting down the tree until its impact on the ground in the affected area
must be a natural person, which do not take place in the affected area
13. In the processing of windbreaks, the employer is obliged to ensure the Organization
work and work processes to
and the employee did not work alone,)
(b)) all access roads and terminal lines have been released
(c)) the procedure of mining partnership approach to vegetation, taking
as a priority, were suspended and polovyvrácené trees,
d) purchased vývraty were processed only after pulling the tree
e) before each cut, in addition to limbing employee
prepared a safe exit route,
(f)) when cutting vývratu was the root of pie before the Department tree
secured against reversing; If the root tart inclined in the direction of
the fallen tree trunk can be separated at a distance equal to the
the height of the cake, or to further. After the separation of the strain must be the root of pie
return to the original position and, where appropriate, to separate further usable oddenkovou
part of the tribe.
14. in the mechanized mining of wood must be adjusted before
the mechanisation of the resource for the extraction of firewood made preparation of the workplace
so that they are broken down, the number of stands and the direction vyklizovacích
lines for concentration and the respective handling and
storage space including their designation; at the same time must be
ensure the stability of the mechanized device for the extraction of timber. When
the deployment of more machinery for the extraction of wood on a single
the workplace must be co-ordinated by their operation.
15. An affected area when using the machine for the extraction of firewood means
circular area with a radius of at least twice the height of the tree, káceného
plus the length of the arm of the machine.
Working with the chain saw
1. when working with the chain saw, the employer is obliged to ensure
work organization and working practices so that workers:
and did not work from a ladder) and rozřezávané wood nepřidržovali hands
(b)) follow the instructions included in the instructions for use, maintenance and
c) before and during the work as necessary check status
security features of chain saws; When you start holding the chain
the saw by the front handle and clinging to the feet, the saw had resting on
the hard surface and verify that the chain does not touch any subject,
d) stopped the engine of the chain saw if the switch to
the workplace of more than 150 m, if the conditions for safe work
do not require the stopping of the engine is running at a shorter distance. When
Navigate with the chain saw with the engine running should be blocked from running
saw chain safety brake chain.
2. About the State of the chain saw and use throughout the operation is
employer must keep a record that includes, in particular,
identifying information, the date of putting into operation, the number of hours of operation
per month and a record of the results of the inspections and repairs.
1. Gathering firewood, the employer is obliged to ensure the Organization
work and work processes to
and not to exceed the permitted) svahová the availability of mechanical handling equipment
(b)) was a respected natural inclination on the landfill of soustřeďovaného wood in the rough;
staff nestoupali the collected wood and do not exceed it
(c) there is a concentration of bezúvazkovém) wood in the workplace, where
There is a risk of spontaneous movement of firewood,
d) employees help in internal angles of rope, between
under the ropes, ropes, under a suspended load and in the long direction stretched
LAN and neusměrňovali load hand rope are on the move,
e) employees in the affected area is not lifted,
transported and of wood when its concentration by helicopter,
(f)) was a respected a ban on entry into the affected area of the workplace, and were
used safety signs and signals, and before the start of the merger
the obstacles have been removed from the timber terminal lines and designed the affected
for each work operation, in particular areas for the performance of the fuel
and for the maintenance of equipment and the number of and location of landfills
g) gathering firewood chopper navigated a helicopter
a staff member of the Earth and the other an employee of consolidating or unfastening my
cargo being carried,
(h)) at the workplace, where there is a risk of spontaneous movement of firewood and the loss of
stability of the mechanized the device when operating, with wood vyklizovalo
the rope using a directional pulley; the release of wood on the slope of hand tools
must always be carried out from the top of the slope over the tree,
I) gathering wood rope transport facilities (hereinafter referred to as
"cableway installations") is just the reels stop sign
the employee who secures or releases the wood and use
provided for signalling and a staff member who attaches or wood
releases, watching its movement and moved so as not to
his contact with a relaxed, přetrženým pulley rope or odvalujícím is
timber. When you capture the wood of the barrier must be given a signal to stop
the running rope device.
2. Gathering wood horse cover must be time before the
fitting or removing timber from the odepnut cover, in order to avoid
possible injury to the employee during a sudden movement of the cover; employee
accompanied by trailing the timber at a safe distance, on the slope of the top of the
over the skin and in the corners of the horse must lead from the inside.
3. exceptionally, in the case of weak and short timber assortments,
vyklizování and carrying the wood by hand. Free running
the slope of the Viewports in the affected area must not be, in addition to
employees performing the job, another individual.
Handling and storage of wood in the rough
1. in the handling and storage of wood in the rough, the employer is obliged to ensure
work organization and working practices so that workers:
and for handling the temporary line) cross-cut saw from cut, if not
wood in the calm and stabilized,
(b)) nerozřezávali crossed the wood; manually nemanipulovali when it
navalování to the conveyor,
(c)) nadúrovňových after construction of stationary conveyors and
do not exceed the longitudinal carriers fly beyond the specified transitions,
(d)) of the Apostles on the stored wood,
e) nevyprošťovali rope manually and do not exceed them if they are in
movement and not in the affected area in rozkulování wood.
2. when the free storage of wood in a landfill, it is necessary to adhere to the
such a tendency of wood to avoid its spontaneous
motion; to ensure the locking wedges are used.
3. When you manually navalování the logs must not wood storage wood
exceed the 1.5 m; the manipulation is done after the individual pieces
firewood is stored in a single layer.
1. the removal of timber, the employer is obliged to arrange for the Organization of work
and working practices so that workers:
and not loading on logging) or unloading from odvozního
a resource that is not secured against movement and roll over,
(b)) nepopojížděli with the burden of a suspended on hydraulic arms,
(c) to help the affected) area loaded or stacked
(d)) didn't carry wood unsecured against moving and falling out of the odvozního
2. The cargo area odvozního resource of wood stores so that
cargo for klanic does not exceed more than half form folds a Center
the load does not exceed the height of the klanic of more than 35 cm. For output to a
the loading area must be equipped with a means of logging truck ladders or tight
built-in steps shall be installed.
Work at height
1. when working at height on standing trees, the employer is obliged to
to ensure the Organization of work and working practices so that workers:
and worked in the Crown) standing tree unless they are equipped to
work at height; in the Crown of the tree is stationary may only work one
an employee, who must be protected another employee standing at the foot of
(b)) did not work when the weather situation where dangerous
fluctuations of the trees,
c) worked at a temperature lower than-10 ° C during the work shift.
2. When working at height on standing trees must be at the workplace
at least two employees; for output to the trees are used
in particular, the safety device or the restraint belts and steel running boards.
3. prior to the commencement of work by the employer must be circumscribed by the affected
space and fixed signalling rules between an employee on
the country and the employer performing work at heights. Hand tools,
the Crown tree is transported by means of ropes, its use provides this
the activities specified by the employee.
4. Cutting the branches of the Crown standing tree using chain saws
carried out, in particular, of the working platforms or using other special
the techniques used for working at height. The employee and the chain saw must
be when you output to a tree, during work and during the descent, in detention
against the fall of independent fall arrest system resources, fixed to work
platform or to a tree outside the zone of the work to be performed.
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