ANSI Z133-2012 Standard for Safety Requirements in Arboricultural Operations is Open for Public Review

Update 8/11/16 – The deadline has been extended to August 20, 2016!

The ANSI Z133-2012 standard, which addresses arboriculture safety requirements for pruning, repairing, maintaining and removing trees and for using equipment in such operations, is now open for public review.

Review the proposed revisions, and to download a free electronic copy of the standard.

You may also request a copy from Tricia Duzan at (217) 531-2836 or

Please review the proposed language, and send your comments to no later than August 20, 2016.