TAG: Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)

Tree Care Industry Association expo set for November

August 11, 2022By

The Tree Care Industry Association's annual TCI Expo will welcome thousands of participants in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 10-12. read more

Companies in the News: Updates from Kichler Lighting, GoMaterials and more

March 2, 2022By

The latest news and updates from green industry companies, including Kichler Lighting, GoMaterials, the Arborist Safety Training Institute and more. read more

Train for chainsaw safety

August 15, 2019By
Chainsaw operator at work (Photo: Aspen Tree Expert Co.)

For crews at Aspen Tree Expert Co. in Jackson, N.J., chainsaw training begins on day one. In fact, employees will have a solid four hours of training and education under their belts before they even put their hands on a chainsaw. “There are so many things to learn,” says Mark Chisholm, the company’s director of operations. “We train everyone across... read more

TCIA reports 129 tree care-related incidents in 2017

February 21, 2018By

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) learned of 129 tree care-related occupational incidents* in the calendar year of 2017. Seventy-two of them were fatal. The TCIA report provides what is known about these incidents from media accounts. Comparing 2017 with previous years, TCIA reported 81, 92 and 92 occupational fatalities in 2014, 2015 and 2016, respectively. The youngest victim recorded... read more

TCIA reports 92 fatal tree care incidents in ’16

February 8, 2017By

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) recorded 153 tree care-related occupational incidents in calendar year 2016. Ninety-two of them were fatal, compared with 79 in 2013, 81 in 2014 and 87 in 2015. The association compiles this data from media accounts of accidents. Less “newsworthy” accidents are less likely to be recorded, TCIA says. TCIA defines an incident as “occupational”... read more

Bartlett VP recognized by alma mater

March 17, 2015By

Scott Jamieson, VP of Bartlett Tree Experts, was recognized with a Certificate of Distinction from the Purdue University Agricultural Alumni Association. The award, bestowed to six recipients this year, recognizes “contributions to agriculture—and society in general—that go far beyond the requirements of a job or profession.” As VP of Bartlett, Jamieson is responsible for corporate partnerships and national recruiting in... read more