Accident Briefs – August 2020

All items taken from published reports or reported directly to TCIA staff, as noted. Operator killed when lift tips over An aerial-lift operator was killed while tree trimming August 1, 2020, in Stockton, California, when the truck he was working in tipped over. The 52-year-old man was in the boom’s bucket cutting a tree. As […]

Safe Job-Site Setup

It has been said that preparation is the key to success. As it relates to safety in tree work, this statement could not be truer. When we think of being prepared, we think of proper training or certifications, proper equipment and tools, personal protective equipment (PPE), knowing job specifics, etc. Once all the above criteria […]

Clogger Ascend All-Season Chain-Saw Pants

Phil Rogers debuted Clogger’s Ascend chain-saw pants in the Unboxing Ring at the 2019 TCI EXPO in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When you take a new pair of Clogger Ascend pants out of the box, you get the care and maintenance information, that generous warranty, an awesome sticker you can plaster around the world and, of course, […]

CTSP Offers Valuable Skills in Training the Trainers

As a senior corporate safety trainer at Asplundh Tree Expert, LLC – which, along with its subsidiaries, employs about 33,000 people throughout the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand and is home to thousands of pieces of equipment – part of Ray Apking’s job is to support the company’s roughly 195 regional safety personnel. Additionally, […]

¡Atención Arboristas – Entrenamiento en Español! Attention Arborists – Training in Spanish!

¡TCI Magazine ahora ofrece una nueva publicacion que destaca los resúmenes de capacitación de campo en inglés y español! Cuan genial es eso? TCI Magazine is now offering a new feature highlighting field-training summaries in English and Spanish languages! How cool is that? La ilustración principal este número es una ilustración de página-completa sobre cómo […]

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