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Renewable Lubricants Bio-Ultimax 1500 Dielectric Hydraulic Fluids

Renewable Lubricants’ patented Bio-Ultimax 1500 Dielectric Hydraulic Fluids are designed for use with aerial lifts, grapples saws, compact lifts and other arborist equipment where high dielectric (>35 kV) insulating properties are desired. These fluids are available in ISO 22-, 32-, 46- and 68-weight formulas that meet or exceed ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) […]

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Husqvarna X-Cut saw chain

Husqvarna’s new X-Cut saw chain is designed to enhance the performance of Husqvarna professional chain saws. A chrome-plating system used during the manufacturing process is designed to keep the chain sharper longer. The X-Cut design features bolstered tie straps for improved durability. X-Cut chains are pre-stretched and ready to be used straight out of the […]

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Milwaukee’s M18 Fuel Top Handle Chainsaw

Milwaukee Tool’s new battery-operated M18 Fuel (FUEL™) Top Handle Chainsaw is designed to meet the performance, durability and ergonomic needs of professional arborists. Available with 12- or 14-inch bars, this saw is designed to drive cutting speeds up to 20% faster than leading 35cc, gas, top-handle chain saws and to outperform competitors with its increased […]

OSHA Targets Tree Care to Reduce Fall-Related Incidents

On May 1, 2023, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) initiated a National Emphasis Program (NEP) to decrease fall-related injuries and fatalities across all work-at-height industries, including tree care. The NEP is based on Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data, which reveals that falls continue to be the leading cause of severe injuries […]

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In a Real Aerial Rescue, How Will You Respond?

In the tree care industry, an important development in our safety culture is the practice of aerial rescue. We have created emergency scenarios in trees to practice based on our own experiences. The idea is that practicing these skills and scenarios will enable us to safely help a fellow tree worker when needed. In October […]

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