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We know there are many issues facing tree care companies in the United States today. TCIA’s team advocates to look out for our members and advance our industry.

Legislative Day on the Hill

Legislative Day on the Hill

Making our voices heard through grassroots efforts in the states and through direct action by TCIA’s lobbyists, staff, and members, your industry’s trade association works to promote the interests of commercial and utility arboriculture.

Get Involved

Get Involved

No one knows tree care better than you – so make your voice heard!

What is VFT-PAC?

What is VFT-PAC?

The Voice for Trees Political Action Committee (VFT-PAC) is the Tree Care Industry Association’s political advocacy voice for the tree care industry.

Social Media

Social Media

The December issue of TCI Magazine takes a deep dive into crane training, battery-powered compact ...aerial lifts, and insurance for cranes and lifts.

Our EHAP Revision series continues with the second article focusing on electrical hardware recognition: voltage-management and protective devices.

The December issue is available now on our website and if you’re a subscriber, you can read the print issue, and then pass it along to a friend. Not a subscriber yet? Sign up to receive your free print issue every month at tcimag.tcia.org.

If you’ve missed this month’s print issue, we’ve got you covered with digital and audio versions of these articles and more on our website, tcimag.tcia.org

Crane Training: When Does It Begin and End?
By Peter Nieves-Sosa @cranemanwv

Battery-Powered Compact Aerial Lifts Are Making Inroads in Tree Care
By Rick Howland

Inland Marine Insurance: New Realities When Insuring Cranes, Lifts
By Rick Weden

Corporate Member Spotlight: Cranes 101: Safety-Standard Training Is at Its very Core
By Patricia Chaudoin @cranes_101

EHAP Revision Series: Electrical Hardware Recognition: Voltage-Management and Protective Devices
By John Ball, Ph.D., BCMA, CTSP

ON THE COVER: A crew from WhippleTree Experts LLC, a 14-year TCIA member company based in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, have a Hoeflon C10 crane and an EasyLift compact lift, both from UP Equip, working together. Photo courtesy of WhippleTree Experts LLC. See the related article on compact lifts starting on page 22. @whippletreeexperts @upequipment @hoefloncompactcranes @easy_llft_italy

Read or listen to the full issue at tcimag.tcia.org or through the link in our bio.

While in St. Louis for TCI EXPO 23, our Manager, Member Engagement for the Mid West region, John ...Lewis, had the honor to present a plaque of appreciation for over 50 years of membership with us! Shade Tree Co. has been a part of TCIA since 1953 and are our 3rd oldest members!

Let us know in the comments below how long has your company been a part of TCIA.

Not yet a member? Let's change that! Call 800-733-2622 or email membership@tcia.org to learn more!

#TCIA #TCIEXPO23 #TreeCareConference #TreeCareSafety #TreeCareIndustry #membership #Arborist #ArbNation #isa #treelife #arblife #TreeWorkLife #tree #stlouis #ctsp #TCIAmember #WeLoveOurMembers

Get the gift that keeps on giving! When you sign up for these free training courses your business ...becomes more professional and safer!

TCIA is offering more FREE virtual workshops to enhance your skills and knowledge in three critical areas: Electrical Hazards Awareness Program (EHAP), Ground Operations, and Aerial Lift Safety.

Thanks to the generous support of the Susan Harwood Grant program from OSHA, these workshops, which have a retail value of up to $141.99, are now available at no cost to professionals working for U.S. companies with fewer than 250 employees. 🆓🙌

By attending these workshops, you'll gain valuable insights and training and become eligible for ISA and CTSP CEUs (Continuing Education Units). Additionally, completing the EHAP training program will earn you an EHAP certificate of completion, ensuring OSHA compliance and documented training. 🎓✅

Spaces are limited and fill up fast, so don't miss out! Register now at TCIA.ORG/Susan-Harwood-Grant or through the link in our bio.

Note: If the workshops are full, you can still register and be added to the waiting list. Don't miss this incredible opportunity to enhance your professional skills and promote safety in the workplace. 🌟📚

At this past TCI EXPO 23’ in ST. Louis we introduced the DEMO DOME! Attendees got the opportunity... to “test drive” cutting-edge equipment, from chain saws to knuckle-boom loaders, aerial lifts, skid steers, and more under one roof! This is where innovation at TCI EXPO comes to life!

Join us in Baltimore, Maryland for TCI EXPO 24’ to see what new heights we reach next!

#TCIA #TCIEXPO2023 #TCIEXPO23 #TreeCareConference #TreeCareSafety #TreeCareIndustry #TradeShow #Arborist #ArbNation #isa #treelife #arblife #TreeWorkLife #tree #demodome #ctsp #aeriallifts #STLEvents #Stlouis #crane #recap

The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a trade association of 2,300 tree care firms and affiliated companies worldwide and was established in 1938 as the National Arborist Association.

Our mission is to advance tree care businesses. TCIA develops safety and education programs, standards of tree care practice and management information for tree and landscape firms around the world. We provide continuing education, training, conferences and publications to promote the safe and appropriate practice of tree care.

Since 1938, TCIA has been working to elevate the standards of commercial and utility tree care. TCIA supports, promotes and educates our members so that they may be more successful in their activities and the environment in which we live will be significantly improved.

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