Personal Safety

Information on personal safety when dealing with trees and shrubs, including an arborist short course, inspecting trees for hazards, becoming familiar with heat illness symptoms and reading pesticide labels.

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Vincent Cotrone, Penn State University
Recovering from Storm Damage: Assessing Trees on Your Property - Workshops Workshops
Following recent storms that have damaged numerous trees, it is important to learn how to evaluate tree condition, defects and risks associated with them. More
Tree Climbing School
Tree Climbing School - Workshops Workshops

Tree Climbing School


Philadelphia, PA

Learn the fundamentals tree maintenance and how to safely climbing trees. More
Inspecting Trees For Hazards
Inspecting Trees For Hazards - Articles Articles
A tree presents a hazard if a defective part poses a high risk, upon its structural failure, to cause personal injury or property damage. More
Parts of the Pesticide Label
Parts of the Pesticide Label - Articles Articles
You should always read and understand the label before using any pesticide product. More
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Become Familiar with Heat Illness Symptoms - Articles Articles
When summer temperatures climb, it is extremely important that employers and workers become familiar with the signs, symptoms, and dangers of heat illness. More