Locating and identifying the tree or trees to be assessed.
Determining the targets and target zone for the tree or branches of concern.
Reviewing the site history and conditions, and species failure profile.
Assessing potential load on the tree and its parts.
Assessing general tree health.
Inspecting the tree visually and using binoculars, mallet, probes, or shovels, as desired by the Arborist or as specified in the Scope of Work.
Record observations of site condition, defects, and outward signs of possible internal defects, response growth.
If necessary, recommending an advanced assessment.
Analyzing data to determine the likelihood and consequences of failure in order to evaluate the degree of risk.
Develop mitigation options and estimate residual risk for each option.
Develop and submit the report/documentation, including, when appropriate, advice on re-inspection intervals.