TCIA’s Peer-to-Peer Groups Provide Support for Those at the Top

It’s lonely at the top, and it helps for tree care business leaders to have solid branches for support. Enter TCIA’s Peer-to-Peer (P2P) program, the only one of its kind dedicated to the tree industry. It has been on a recent growth trajectory both in the number of participants and the variety of groups available […]

Krista Strating: Women’s Climbing Champion Says Anyone Can Do This

Krista Strating wears many hard hats. She works full time, year-round, as an arborist for the City of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, just outside Toronto. Strating also works part time as lead instructor for the Humber College Arborist Apprenticeship program. And she serves as an ambassador for Husqvarna and Notch Equipment. Finally, she currently holds the […]

Korey Conry Is All In with Remote Training

During the last two years, TCIA has been making many of its training courses and materials available online, and one of the more recent remote-learning opportunities to go live is the Electrical Hazards Awareness Program, or EHAP. Over the next year, TCIA will transition its remaining training courses for tree workers to a completely online […]

Chase Andersen Aims to Keep Himself and His Co-Workers Safe

What makes this full-service tree care company in Boise, Idaho, thrive? In part, it’s the owner’s tireless quest to enhance safety, quality and education at his company. That owner would be Seattle transplant Ezekiel (Zeke) Willard of Idaho Tree Preservation (ITP), an 11-year TCIA member company. And that goal is shared by Chase Andersen, ITP’s […]

CTSP Helps Joshua Adams Gain Acceptance

An electrician by training, Joshua Adams found earning his Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) credential invaluable in his work overseeing crews doing Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP) training for BluRoc, a two-year TCIA member company based in Northampton, Massachusetts. Adams is the health, safety and environment (HSE) field compliance manager for BluRoc, a national company […]

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