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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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  • ASTI grant application deadline August 15th 

    7/11/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) is a program launched by the Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) in 2013 in an effort to bring affordable safety training and educational opportunities to tree care companies across the coun
  • Three Tips for Better Safety Conversations 

    6/22/2018 - Tired of feeling like the safety police? This role can be frustrating – it’s in the entire team’s best interest to support a solid safety culture.
  • Chain Saw Expert Trainer workshop in Oxford, CT, July 23-27 

    6/5/2018 - TCIA has partnered with North American Training Solutions (NATS) and Arboriculture Canada Training & Education to develop a new workshop for CTSPs whose desired path for professional development focuses on training expertise: specifically, training o
  • PHC Workshop coming to Lisle, IL, May 31 

    4/30/2018 - Join us for a full-day workshop at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, on May 31 – led by world famous Dr. Mike Raupp and TCIA’s Tchukki Andersen – that combines all aspects of Plant Health Care (PHC) for both technicians and managers, as well as live
  • Arbor Care Software to Help You Manage Your Business 

    4/30/2018 - Growing a business and establishing a larger customer base is what every company owner aspires to. The paperwork of it all can become overwhelming with time, and it can get more difficult to manage your day-to-day activities.
  • ASTI Grant Recipients 

    4/30/2018 - The Arborist Safety Training Institute (ASTI) recently awarded  nearly $45,000 in grants to 26 tree care organizations, who will use these funds to  host safety training workshops throughout the country next year.
  • The 2018 Robert Felix Memorial Golf Tournament 

    4/11/2018 - TCIAF’s Robert Felix Memorial Golf Tournament at Winter Management Conference honors the vision of industry leaders Bob and Pat Felix for the next generation of arborists by raising funds for students in the industry.