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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.