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Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Tue, Jun, 02, 2015 @ 12:06 PM

TCIA-NationalSafetyMonth-June2_2015It is in everyone's interest to provide a safe work environment, particularly when trees are involved. National Safety Month is a topic that certified tree care professionals and tree care business owners can all rally around. Thanks to organizations like the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), there are lots of resources surrounding National Safety Month. Get TCIA safety tips, research, trends and training on the upcoming #treechat. 

Ask questions and share your safety success stories as TCIA joins #treechat this week to discuss National Safety Month and programs aimed at getting aborists and business owners the education and information they need to stay safe in the tree care business. . 

You're Invited to Tweet 

Join @CoronaTools and special guest Web and Marketing Assistant, Linnie Leavines @VoiceofTreeCare from , Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA)  #treechat on Wednesday, June 2, 2015 at 11 a.m. P.T. / 2 p.m. ET. The topic is National Safety MonthDiscussing all things related to trees and tree care since 2010!

Discussion Overview

On the live Twitter #treechat find out more answers to these key takeaways

National Safety Month - Learn about the importance of National Safety Month, and how organizations such as the National Safety Council and OSHA can help you stay safe on the jobsite.

Free TCIA Safety Tips and Resources - Learn more about TCIA’s free safety resources and tips! These include the Fatality & Near Miss Rescue Alerts, compiled weekly; tree care industry Accident Briefs, published each month in TCI Magazine; and annual safety and accident-related surveys.

Safety Trends in the Tree Care Industry - What’s the most dangerous day of the week for tree care professionals? Does association membership reduce jobsite incidents?  What hazards do homeowners face when they attempt their own tree work? These questions, and more, are addressed in TCIA’s annual analysis of occupational and civilian tree care accidents.

Arborist Safety Training Institute - The Tree Care Industry Association Foundation (TCIAF) recently launched the Arborist Safety Training Institute, which brings quality, local and affordable safety training to working arborists. We’ll discuss how to apply for a grant and go over common FAQs about the institute and its mission.

Join the Conversation

Corona Tools Treechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.  Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

About Treechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.

Image is courtesy of TCIA.org

Topics: #treechat, Corona Tools, TCIA, National Safety Month

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