Accident Briefs for May 2021

This first item occurred in March 2021, but was not reported in “Accident Briefs” for the month of March in the May 2021 issue of TCI. Climber seriously injured in 50-foot fall with limb A climber was seriously injured March 28, 2021, in Porter County, Indiana, when the limb he was tied to broke and […]

Wildlife in Arboriculture Survey

A University of British Columbia research project is examining the relationship between arboriculture practices and wildlife wellbeing through a survey of arborists. Those who take part in the survey will be entered into a drawing for a gift card to an arborist supply store. Participate in the anonymous survey by visiting the accompanying link. According […]

Call back …Husqvarna Madsaw clarification

Due to an editing error, a description about Husqvarna’s new Madsaw gas-powered pole saw in the Cutting Edge Products feature in the May 2021 issue of TCI Magazine contained incorrect terminology and information. The name Madsaw is not yet trademarked. Also, the Madsaw is not made of aluminum, but couplers used to connect the pieces […]

Samson ecologically responsible Amsteel-Blue rope

Samson Rope Technologies’ AmSteel-Blue, marketed as a winch line for arborists, is now available made from sustainable, bio-sourced fiber. This innovation utilizes the mass-balance approach to sourcing intended to reduce reliance on fossil-based resources. Because they are made from climate-neutral feedstock created using sustainable-forestry methods, Samson products with bio-sourced fiber will enable customers to reduce […]

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