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New bulletin outlines safe work practices to keep arborists safe during tree removal

Published on: November 22, 2023

Removing trees in any situation is inherently high-risk work. In residential and recreational settings, arborists often face an increased risk if the tree is in a limited work area or if it's in poor health, dead, or decaying.

Keeping arborists safe during tree removal in residential and recreational settings outlines how to help keep workers safe by identifying the risks, using appropriate control measures, developing a tree-climbing plan, and checking that workers are qualified to do the work.

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