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Operators must be adept at calculating the weight of the saw as part of the overall lifting capacity.

Grapple-Saw Safety

As a New Jersey Licensed Tree Expert, TCIA Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) and TCIA Qualified Trainer, I have witnessed the profound impact that technological advancements have had on the tree care industry. Among these, the grapple-saw attachment for knuckle-boom cranes stands out as a revolutionary development. This tool has not only transformed our approach […]

Arborists are exposed to many hazards, from passing traffic to operating at heights.

Part 8, Chapter 6: Safety Standards

Arborists work within an array of regulations, standards and policies. The foundation for these is the federal Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970. This Act mandated that workers have a safe and healthy workplace environment. There are two key parts to this Act that outline employer and employee duties. Employers are required to […]

The most notable feature of the M18 Fuel is just squeeze and go – no rip-cord pulling.

Milwaukee Tool M18 Fuel14-Inch Top-Handle Chainsaw

TCI Magazine recently put Milwaukee Tool’s new M18 Fuel (FUEL™) 14-inch, battery-powered chain saws in the hands of several arborists to get their “first tracks” (impressions) of the saw. Marshal Kim, an ISA Certified Arborist and a climber with Barrett Tree Service East Inc., an accredited, 17-year TCIA member company based in Medford, Massachusetts, took […]

TCI Magazine

Meet the 2024 TCI Magazine Editorial Advisory Committee

TCI Magazine is pleased to introduce its 2024/25 Editorial Advisory Committee (EAC), including some new members. EAC members provide subject-matter expertise to TCI’s editorial team on trending issues and areas of interest to the industry. The group brings a wide range of knowledge and experience from all aspects of the industry. We are honored to […]

White House

TCIA Asks Congress for Increased H-2B Visas for Seasonal Workers

In April 2024, TCIA joined the H-2B Workforce Coalition’s letter to leaders of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committees, urging these lawmakers to include provisions in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2025 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) appropriations bill that would increase the number of visas available under the H-2B program for […]

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