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  • Tree Care Related Incidents in 2016 

    9/13/2017 - TCIA learned of 153 tree care-related occupational incidents * in calendar year 2016. Ninety-two of them were fatal. This report provides what we know about these incidents from the media accounts.
  • Don’t Use Climbing Spikes When Pruning Trees 

    5/2/2017 - Climbing spikes are sharpened steel spikes attached to the climber’s leg by leather straps and padded supports. A tree worker should only use them to access trees being removed.

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  • TCIA’s 2019 Products and Services Guide 

    2/15/2019 - It’s that time of year! The Tree Care Industry Association’s annual Products and Services Guide features 35 pages of full-color images and helpful descriptions (with CEU details, where applicable!) to help you select the training and development topi
  • 2018 Professional Communications Award Winners 

    1/2/2019 - TCIA is proud to announce the winners for the annual Professional Communications Awards, an awards program honoring marketing and communications excellence in the tree care industry.
  • PACT continues to gain support in 2019 

    12/12/2018 - The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is proud to announce our 22 2019 Partners Advancing Commercial Tree Care (PACT) partners, including two new supporters.
  • Who Reminds You To Work Safely? 

    12/6/2018 - Laughter billowing around the kitchen table. The hug you get each day you walk in the door. The hand clutching yours as you stroll nearby streets.
  • January is Crew Leader Month 

    11/20/2018 - Have you heard? January will be Crew Leader Month, and it’s the perfect time to help your crew leaders improve their skills!
  • Check out the new TCIA app! 

    11/6/2018 - At past TCI EXPOs, the Tree Care Industry Association provided an app available to act as your digital guide to the event. This year, we’re taking our app to the next level – TCIA now has an app for ALL events, news, TCIA-member profile management...
  • OSHA Regional Emphasis Program in Southeast U.S. 

    10/16/2018 - Effective October 1, OSHA Region 4 - AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, SC, and TN - enacted a Regional Emphasis Program for landscaping and horticultural services, which in their parlance includes arboriculture.
  • ASTI Grant Recipients, August 2018 

    10/5/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) recently awarded over $45,000 in grants to 28 tree care organizations, who will use these funds to host safety training workshops throughout the country next year.
  • Alert: Random DOT Drug & Alcohol Audits Happening Now 

    8/24/2018 - The Department of Transportation (DOT) is conducting random, one-to-two-day audits of businesses with service fleets. According to the inspector in a recent tree company inspection, there is a national two-week push from DOT emphasizing compliance wi