Tree work Safety (video Transcripts)(Music plays throughout)
Compared to roofers...
Tree workers are 9 times more likely to die from work
Compared to workers in all industries combined...
Tree workers are 56 times more likely to die from work
Tree workers can be injured by...
Falls from a ladder or from a tree
Being crushed or suffocated
Caught in a brush chipper
Injuries from tree work can cause
Companies that perform tree work must
Provide personal protective equipment and safety training to all tree workers
Employ qualified tree workers to direct all tree work
And ensure clear communication between tree workers on site
For more information about tree work safety
See our online Fact Sheet and Safety Guide
Or contact Cal/OSHA Consultation Services 1-800-963-9424