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  • 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
  • OSHA Bans Body Belts & Lanyards in Buckets 

    11/23/2016 - In its announcement of a Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Subpart D) final rule on November 18, OSHA put tree care employers on notice that conventional body belts and lanyards used for fall protection in aerial lifts would

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  • 2018 Summary of Accidents 

    6/20/2019 - 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.
  • ANSI Standards Under Public Review 

    6/13/2019 - The Tree Care Industry Association has placed a call for public review of the following American national tree care standards.
  • ASTI awards $45,000 in latest round of grants 

    4/23/2019 - 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.
  • TCIA hosts field day for OSHA Region 1 

    4/12/2019 - On Tuesday, March 26, TCIA and several local member companies provided a full-day training for OSHA field-enforcement personnel from Region 1 (New England).
  • CTSP Workshop and Exam in Lisle, IL, March 5-6, 2019 

    1/25/2019 - 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).