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  • 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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  • 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
  • Bandit Industries to go 100 percent employee owned 

    6/8/2018 - Bandit Industries owners Mike Morey Sr., Dianne Morey and Jerry Morey announced on June 7 they would sell 100 percent of the company to their employees in an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP).
  • Join the Women in Tree Care community! 

    5/4/2018 - Have you heard? TCIA, with the support of PACT Partner ServicePro, has created a new Facebook Group specifically for Women in Tree Care.
  • 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.
  • Lewis Announces Retirement of James Stenger, CFO 

    3/21/2018 - West Henrietta, NY—The Lewis family of companies today announced the retirement of its Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), James Stenger, effective March 23, 2018.
  • TCIA Comments on a More Effective and Collaborative OSHA 

    3/16/2018 - On behalf of the 2,400 members of the Tree Care Industry Association, we thank Chairman Byrne and the members of this committee for the opportunity to comment on a topic that couldn’t possibly be any more important to us – worker safety.
  • ASTI grant application deadline August 15th 

    3/14/2018 - 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