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May 21, 2015
Tree-care workers face high risks but get little or no safety training
Many who work in the industry are thrill-seekers and are fatalistic about injuries, often chafing at safety rules.
Photo courtesy Arboriculture Canada Training & Education
Good tree-care safety includes wearing protection at all times, tying to the tree twice and using two hands to operate a chainsaw.
Imagine cutting down a tall tree in a tight space, where you have to start from the top and work your way down.
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