Elevate Your Arboriculture Career with North American Training Solutions

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If you are responsible for supervising or auditing crews engaged in line clearance arboricultural operations, you understand the importance of safety in this field. North American Training Solutions (NATS) offers a unique opportunity to expand your skill set and join a dedicated community of safety professionals who are passionate about improving safety in the arboriculture trade. Specialized Training for Utility …

OSHA Tree Care Operations Regulation – What You Need to Know

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In 2006, the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), a trade association comprised of 2,300 tree care firms and affiliated companies, petitioned OSHA to promulgate a standard/ regulation specific to tree care operations. OSHA’s rulemaking process consists of seven comprehensive steps and extensive research/ impact studies prior to a regulation being imposed on an industry. There were significant events which occurred …

Good Things Are Coming in 2021

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Not ones to rest on our laurels, we are excited to share with you what’s on the horizon as we move further into 2021. NATS is starting the year off strong! We’ve had terrific response to our February and March OSHA 30-Hour General Industry for Arborists and Utility Forestry Professional, and Consulting Utility Forester Safety Professional (CUFSP) courses – all …

A Look Back at 2020 as We Look Forward to 2021

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Well, what can we say about last year, other than no one could have predicted what was ahead of us as the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2020. The year brought challenges unlike those we’ve ever seen – both professionally and personally – and the NATS team took those challenges on head first, and our team members, partners, and …