Workforce & Training

Beyond Training – A Four-Factor Performance-Improvement Model

As a professional skills trainer, I believe in the benefits of training. In an organizational setting, it is important for employees to have access to relevant training when it is needed. Effective training provides employees with the necessary knowledge and skills to boost performance. Effective training aligns with performance goals in a way that bridges […]

CTSP J.P. Domhof Helps Train First Nations’ Workforce in Canada

J.P. Domhof had been in the safety field for more than 15 years, in uranium mining and construction in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. Six years ago, he joined Kitsaki Vegetation Services, which specializes in powerline right-of-way (ROW) clearance, and decided to seek TCIA’s Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP) credential. “I thought it would be beneficial professionally […]

Manténgase alejado de debajo de un pico de grúa elevado

Stay Out From Under a Raised Crane Pick Durante las operaciones de la grúa, el lugar de trabajo siempre está en acción. Se levantan grandes piezas de árboles desde el árbol hasta la zona de aterrizaje. Las minicargadoras u otras máquinas pueden colocar las piezas para cortarlas con una motosierra o introducirlas en una astilladora. […]

CTSP Keeps You Accountable

At Cumberland Valley Tree Service – Landscaping, the position of safety director was once a part-time role, paired with being a full-time crew leader. That was when this accredited, 22-year TCIA member company based in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, was a small operation. No more. With more than 90 employees, the position is now full time. Taking […]

CTSP Spurs New Ideas for Angus Barnhart-Usedom

During a line-clearance training session for a group of community-college students last winter, trainer Angus Barnhart-Usedom encountered a student wary of chain saws. “I realized I had to switch up my teaching style for a timid person. You sometimes come across someone for whom you need to adjust to accommodate their style of learning. They […]

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