World Standards Week – Join the Celebration

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As we prepare to join the celebration of World Standards Week on October 25-29, 2021, we find ourselves reflecting on what standards are, why they are important, and how we use them to create a positive impact in everything we do as an organization. When considering the standardization of safety, it is important to think globally while acting locally. ISO …

The Safety Skills Arena Is Back At TCIA Expo

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Who’s ready for TCIA EXPO 2021 in Indianapolis, Indiana? The EXPO, which will be held November 4 – 6, is considered the world’s largest tree care industry conference and trade show. “We’re excited to come back to Expo and to host the Safety Skills Arena again this year,” said Karen Hauck, NATS Chief Operating Officer. “There’s a lot of buzz …

Customized NATS Trainings – Go Private

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One of the ways NATS delivers on our mission to empower people to live and work safely, to create positive impact, and to be the best version of themselves by inspiring a culture of safety through leadership, sustainability, and integrity is by customizing trainings to meet the specific needs of our clients. Private trainings are not new to NATS, and …

Takeaways From NATS’ First Women’s Chainsaw Course

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Over two days in late-June, fifteen women came together in Olympia, Washington to be a part of NATS’ first Women’s Chainsaw Course. We had terrific interest leading up to the course and added a second instructor to accommodate a larger class size. Emily Roberts (EmRo) and Rebecca Seibel led the group through the two-day course that followed the NATS Chainsaw …

Safety Tips and Best Practices

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Working in the field of arboriculture, there’s a lot to remember when it comes to staying safe on the job. Depending on the work you’re doing, different techniques come into play to make sure your safety remains a priority. We reached out to our NATS team members and asked them to share some of their tried and true safety tips …