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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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  • New Member Discount Partnership 

    9/5/2019 - TCIA is excited to announce the launch of a new member discount partnership with Savings4Members, offering our members even better discounts and benefits than before!
  • Vermeer Mid Atlantic Earns Pinnacle Award 

    8/22/2019 - Vermeer Mid Atlantic (VMA) celebrated being awarded the 2018 Vermeer Pinnacle designation in recognition of its efforts to provide a superior experience for customers.
  • The 2018 Wage & Benefit survey results are in! 

    8/2/2019 - TCIA is excited to announce the launch of its Digital Access Videos, now available on our website! The Digital Access Videos are offered as a substitute to our traditional DVD offering.
  • TCIA is Going Digital! 

    8/2/2019 - TCIA is excited to announce the launch of its Digital Access Videos, now available on our website! The Digital Access Videos are offered as a substitute to our traditional DVD offering.
  • 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).