Our December issue of TCI Magazine is an "uplifting" one! It's our Aerial Lifts & Cranes issue.
Here's what you'll find inside:

Nonfatal Incidents Involving Aerial Lifts and Ladders:
Us Versus Them
BY JOHN BALL, PH.D., BCMA, CTSP,
AND DONALD ...F. BLAIR

Latest Features and Safety Tips for Compact Lifts
BY DON STARUK

Is Aerial Rescue Worth Practicing?
BY AARON FEATHER, CTSP

Crane Operations from the Crane Operator’s View
BY PETER NIEVES-SOSA

ADDITIONAL FEATURES
Fleet Management: New CDL Requirements
Create an Obstacle Course for Tree Care Owners
BY DAVID RATTIGAN

PLANT HEALTH CARE
The Plight of Urban Soils: A Combination of Stress Factors
BY ZACK SHIER, BCMA

Remember you can get the print version sent directly to your mailbox for FREE! Subscribe today at tcimag.tcia.org or through the linktr.ee in our bio.

#tcia #tcimagazine #treecareindustry #treecarbiz #arborist #aeriallifts #cranes #compactlifts #Planthealthcare

connections to employers in the green industry. Corps members also learn a variety of transferable soft skills. This is an “earn and learn” program, as the PowerCorpsBOS pays members to participate in hands-on training that prepares them for living-wage careers.

TCIA’s workforce development team had the opportunity to speak to and share resources with the current cohort at PowerCorpsBOS. PowerCorpsBOS is a 6-month green jobs training program that provides young adults with training, career readiness support, and

TCIA’s workforce development team had the opportunity to speak to and share resources with the current cohort at PowerCorpsBOS. PowerCorpsBOS is a 6-month green jobs training program that provides young adults with training, career readiness support, and connections to employers in the green ...industry. Corps members also learn a variety of transferable soft skills. This is an “earn and learn” program, as the PowerCorpsBOS pays members to participate in hands-on training that prepares them for living-wage careers.

Read more here at outsidecareers.org

Business Solutions Webinar Tomorrow!
12/8/2022 3 PM EST

Best Practices: Recruiting, On-boarding, and Retention with Bill Owens, CTSP

Finding employees and retaining clients is a significant investment of your company’s time and money. Bill Owens, a career arborist, will ...help you avoid the pitfalls with some critical practices for attracting, developing, and keeping talent engaged and moving along a career path. Bill will teach you how to apply these concepts to help create mutually beneficial relationships with employees that promote engagement, skill development, and long-term retention. It will be followed by a Q&A session.
Key topics include:
How to source candidates in a competitive labor market
Selecting the best candidates based on your needs
Resources for finding candidates inside and outside the industry
A look at field and management career pathways
How to measure performance and glean feedback

DATE/TIME: December 8, 2022; 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

PRICE: TCIA Member: FREE | Non-Member: $35.00

CEU CREDITS: 1 ISA CEU

tcia.org/business-solutions

Photo from Site Visit to Harrison McPhee in 2017

TCIA is excited to launch four new online Spanish courses in our Ground Operations Series!

🌳 Ground Operations 1: Fundamentals
Learn the essentials of being a ground worker.

🌳 Ground Operations 2: Chipper Specialist
Provides workers with safety knowledge and best... practices
for chipper operation.

🌳 Ground Operations 3: Chain Saw Specialist
Provides workers with safety knowledge and best practices
for chain saw operation.

🌳 Ground Operations 4: Tree Removal
Provide workers with safety knowledge and best practices
for rigging operations and tree removal.

¡TCIA se complace en lanzar cuatro nuevos cursos de español en línea!

🌳 Operaciones de suelo 1: Fundamentos
Aprenda lo esencial de ser un trabajador de suelo.

🌳 Operaciones de suelo 2: Especialista en astilladora
Brinda a los trabajadores conocimientos de seguridad y mejores prácticas para el funcionamiento de la astilladora.

🌳 Operaciones de suelo 3: Especialista en motosierras
Brinda a los trabajadores conocimientos de seguridad y mejores prácticas para la operación de motosierras.

🌳 Operaciones de suelo 4: Aparejo y remoción de árboles
está diseñado para proporcionar a los trabajadores conocimientos de seguridad y las mejores prácticas para las operaciones de aparejo y remoción de árboles.

Available today at tcia.org/shop
Disponible hoy a tcia.org/shop

Looking for tips on filing H-2B applications? Tune into @USDOL's webinar on Wed 12/7 to learn more about regulatory timeframes+filing requirements, hints+reminders to avoid deficiencies, & procedures used to randomly select H-2B applications.

Foreign Labor Certification

www.dol.gov

“The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."
– Phil Jackson

Welcome to team TCIA! The following companies joined TCIA in the month of November!
Tree Care Company Members
@BrattTreeCo
Coastal Tree Trimmers, LLC
...Complete Tree Service, LLC
GMB Contracting, LLC
Harding Enterprises
MB Tree Service
Mike's Tree Service Enterprise, LLC
New Leaf Solutions
Northwest Landscaping
OneSource Tree Service, Inc
Pro Tree of Knoxville
@SchulteFarmsTreeLawn
SecureTurf & Tree
Slaters Tree Care
Spartan Tree & Landscape, Inc
Symmetree, LLC
Thomson Tree Service
Tree Nexus
@VanGordonLandSolutions
@WatsonArborService
Wingate Tree Service
Yandis Tree Service, Inc.
Zayden Onnix LLC

Corporate Members
Trusspoint Equity Partners

Photo by Daniel J. Schwarz on Unsplash

New product alert!
Tree Climber Specialist 3: Climbing Aerial Rescue is now available online!

Designed to provide climbers with aerial rescue best practices and techniques.
🚨 Aerial Rescue Regulatory Requirements and Safety Standards
🚨 Emergency Preparedness and ...Response
🚨 Aerial Rescue Protocol
🚨 Aerial Rescue Hazards and Precautions
🚨 Aerial Rescue Techniques
🚨 First Aid and Working with EMS

The course blends online learning with on-the-job skills demonstrations. Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a certificate demonstrating your ability to learn and retain valuable industry knowledge.

Earn 2 ISA and CTSP CEUs
Discounted TCIA member price: $36.99
Retail price: $57.99
TCIA Members save: 36.2%

Go to tcia.org/shop to sign up today!

It's been less than a month since we saw everyone at TCI EXPO and we miss you all! In honor of Throwback Thursday we've compiled some fun stats to share about one of our most successful TCI EXPOs ever - which could not happen without the fantastic Attendees, Exhibitors, Industry Speakers,... and Trainers that participate each year!

Share your favorite part of TCI EXPO this year in the comments below.
expo.tcia.org
#tcia #treecareindustry #tciexpo2022 #arbnation #isa