Currently we provide health, safety and welfare advisory services for clients with responsibility for over 80,000 acres of land and estates. At Highland Hill Services we specialise in being able to deal with the complexity of issues that arise from estate safety and welfare matters, whether it is Commercial, Sporting or Recreational.
Forestry is still one of the most dangerous occupations in the UK. In the five years up to March 2010, there was an average of 10.4 fatalities per 100,000 workers in the forestry industry in the UK; this is higher than the construction industry.
Access Paths, Bridges, Fencing and enclosures can be a constant thorn in the side of Scottish Land Owners with the statutory implications imposed under the Occupiers Liability (Scotland) Act 1960, Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 and the Wildlife & Natural Environment (Scotland) Act 2011.