Gloves: To Wear or Not To Wear

The Question Gloves. Technically they are PPE, but should they be a universal requirement for arboriculture operations – like it is for head, ear, and eye protection? Our Take Timber Warriors’ Safety Director says “YES,” gloves should always be worn; but some say there is not always a need. So far, OSHA and ANSI Z133

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An Idea Forms at Crane Training Program

How It Started Last month Timber Warriors’ Safety Director, RJ Runyon, visited Heavy Equipment Colleges of America (HEC) in Oklahoma City to meet with students enrolled in the 3-week crane training program, and HEC instructors. HEC invited Timber Warriors to speak about the use of cranes in the arboriculture industry, specifically, as well as the

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Prepare Your Home for Storm Season

Each year, tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and storms create chaos for home and business owners across the United States. Here are some steps you can take to help protect your home or business from any potential property disasters. Cleaning Gutters Start by removing leaves and other collected debris from your gutters. Debris can clog gutters and

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Wildfires Wreak Havoc Across the Globe

What a year it has been. Devastation comes in many shapes and sizes, but it would be remiss if we did not point out how much turmoil wildfires have caused this year for families and communities across the globe. The Whole Picture So, just how much of the world has been on fire, (unprecedentedly)? Here

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What To Do If A Tree Falls On Your House Or Property

It’s a property owner’s worst nightmare — a storm has brought a tree down directly onto your house. The moment it happens, you’ll be overwhelmed with questions. “Is everyone all right?” “How bad is the damage?” “What on earth do I do now?” To help you deal with that last question, here is a rundown

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Timber Warriors App Now Available for Download

Welcome to the Timber Warriors App What if you could receive job leads in ways similar to how you receive texts, social media alerts, and weather notifications? That would be awesome, right? Well, fortunately for those who are part of the Timber Warriors Network, this concept is now a reality. The Timber Warriors App will

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California Tree Mortality: Update

The Timber Warriors Tree Mortality Task Force has made great strides since January, when Timber Warriors announced it would be vying to contain California’s wildfires by specifically addressing the state’s tree mortality. Timber Warriors is routinely communicating with and meeting California state, county, and local officials, as well as representatives from CAL Fire, utilities, and

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Narrowing in on California Response, Wildfire Prevention

The Timber Warriors Tree Mortality Task Force has made great strides since January, when Timber Warriors officially announced its intentions for a California response; and next week Timber Warriors will unveil its first advertisement. Stepping into Prevention To date, Timber Warriors has obtained all licenses and has graduated from all courses necessary to examine California’s

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Introducing the Timber Warriors App

Timber Warriors recently visited the insurance industry’s leading conference and expo, the Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB). There, Timber Warriors met with many insurance industry experts – some current customers and some soon-to-be customers – and Timber Warriors was able to confirm an essential next step in order to continue on a path of

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Put an End to the ‘Door Knocker’ Reign

Last month Timber Warriors responded to the mess a ‘door knocker’ left behind. The impostors felled a tree onto a home. Shortly after, Timber Warriors came in to relieve the homeowner of the disastrous situation. The sad truths: this was not Timber Warriors’ first time cleaning up a ‘door knocker’s’ mess, and ‘door knockers’ are

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