A Focus on Site Safety

Jessica Cofer Blog

One of the services that NATS provides our clients is Site Safety. Our boots on the ground Safety Audit Team (comprised of Safety Professionals) works alongside field level craft workers and management to help find the best solutions to complex situations. To better understand Site Safety and how NATS’ services benefit our clients, we checked in with Dan Groves, site …

Carve Out Time for Self-Care

Jessica Cofer Blog

To say that 2020 has been, well, unusual, is an understatement. As we move into fall, the school year may look different, and time will likely start passing very quickly as we race toward the end of the year. Now, perhaps more than ever, it’s important to carve out time for ourselves and take time to observe Self-Care Awareness Month: …

OSHA Recommends Tree Care Operations Standard

Jessica Cofer Blog

Those of us who work in the tree care industry know that it can be filled with hazards, including falling from trees, being struck by falling trees or branches, and being injured or killed during chainsaw or wood chipper operation, as well as exposure to energized power lines. Through its preliminary research, OSHA believes that there are currently unsafe or …

Training, from a Client’s Perspective

Jessica Cofer Blog

As an organization, NATS works with clients in a variety of industries, ranging from arborists to public safety, oil and gas to government and municipalities, power utilities to insurance and forestry. NATS also collaborates with the electrical training ALLIANCE, a leading publisher of education materials for the electrical industry.                        …

Empower the Educator, From a Graduate’s Perspective

Jessica Cofer Blog

Earlier this spring we introduced Empower the Educator, a new iteration of Train the Trainer. Essentially, we took all of the best components of the popular program and are presenting them in a new way through this personal and professional transformational program. We thought it would be interesting to hear from someone who has gone through both programs to gain …