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Lawn & Landscape catches up with TCIA president and CEO
In a recent interview, Lawn & Landscape business magazine checked in with Dave White, TCIA’s president and CEO, regarding his first few months with the organization.
Tree Care Related Incidents in 2016
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.
Apps Connect Tree Care Crews with Locals Seeking Free Wood Chips
Looking for a way to offload chips from your latest tree-trimming job, without the cost in time and fuel to drive to an approved dumping site? There’s an app for that!
Don’t Use Climbing Spikes When Pruning Trees
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.
Trees, Saws and Ladders Don't Mix
In May of 2011, a Lexington, Kentucky, woman was struck by a falling tree limb and died.
TCIA's Pulse Survey
TCIA members, please consider taking this short survey to help us help you in 2021!
E3One Employee Engagement Survey Tool Available Now!
Get instant access to High-Level Insights on your Team’s Culture.
TCIA Accident Survey for 2019 operations underway!
Accidents continue to be a significant problem in the tree care industry - Take our survey to help us, help you!
TCI EXPO 2019 was the biggest event to date!
TCI EXPO, the world’s largest tree care industry and trade show, just wrapped up and it was our biggest show ever! Held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, TCI EXPO 2019 drew more than 4,000 tree care professionals
2018 Summary of Accidents
Since 2009, TCIA has searched for media accounts of accidents involving tree work and compiled data on the causes and circumstances of each one. This is a summary of the occupational accidents we reviewed for calendar year 2018.
TCIA’s 2019 Products and Services Guide
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
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.
ANSI Standards: What’s Happening and How You Can Help
The Tree Care Industry Association has placed a call for public review of the following American national tree care standard.
PACT continues to gain support in 2019
The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is proud to announce our 22 2019 Partners Advancing Commercial Tree Care (PACT) partners, including two new supporters.
TCIA Supports H-2B Visa Reform
Congress is negotiating a final Fiscal 2019 Department of Homeland Security Spending bill.
Who Reminds You To Work Safely?
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.
Charlotte was our largest, most successful TCI EXPO, yet!
TCI EXPO, the world’s largest tree care industry trade show and conference, just wrapped and it was our biggest show ever!
January is Crew Leader Month
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!
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...
Equipment Financing “Dos”: The Importance of Pre-Approval
Today’s shoppers are savvier than ever, doing their homework before making a purchase by consulting smartphones and reading online reviews.
OSHA Regional Emphasis Program in Southeast U.S.
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
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.
CTSP Workshop and Exam in Charlotte, NC, November 6-7, 2018
Perhaps you have enrolled in the Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) program and are diligently working your way through the CTSP Study Guide with Critical Thinking Exercises (CTEs).
Alert: Random DOT Drug & Alcohol Audits Happening Now
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
TCIA member Integrity Tree Care spotlighted in local Texas magazine
In a recent interview, Waxahachie NOW Magazine, published in Waxahachie, TX, spoke with Jimmy Prichard, owner of TCIA-member company Integrity Tree Care, about his passion for tree care, how tree care runs in the family, and fulfilling his dream to c
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