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January 2017

Trees and the Law in Canada

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

The workshop starts by understanding terms and legal principles and how these drive professional practice and possible advice to clients. This will include: Duty of care Standard of care Negligence Liability Damages and penalties With the use of case studies and reviews of court decisions, we will see why the courts favour or disapprove of certain actions, and that will then help to inform us about why professional practice requires certain set actions and processes that help to keep companies…

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ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

January 24 @ 8:00 am - January 26 @ 12:00 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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February 2017
$80.00 - $160.00

Tree Protection During Construction

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Eugene, OR

Trees are commonly damaged during construction and successful preservation requires special consideration. This workshop explores strategies for managing trees during construction. Learn about: The importance of the arborist’s role throughout project planning, design, and construction; The value of preserving existing trees with development; Identifying trees that are suitable for preservation; The possible ways trees may be affected by construction; Tree protection measures and monitoring; The use of alternative construction techniques to provide for tree protection; and Addressing tree damage, risk…

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$750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

February 14 @ 8:00 am - February 16 @ 12:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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$625.00 - $750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

February 22 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 12:00 pm
Oregon City, OR

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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March 2017
$150.00 - $300.00

Advanced Tree Risk Assessment

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

Tree risk assessment is an area of urban forest management that has evolved rapidly in the past decade. We have moved from simple hazard tree assessment concepts into a more sophisticated understanding of risk in general. With the introduction of the ISA’s Best Management Practices document for Tree Risk Assessment, and the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ), several new approaches and guidelines have beenintroduced. Within the field of tree risk assessment there are many techniques and concepts to master; from basic principles through to sophisticated…

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$625.00 - $750.00

ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification Course

March 8 @ 8:00 am - March 10 @ 12:00 pm
Surrey, British Columbia

The ISA Tree Risk Assessment Qualification (TRAQ) program provides an opportunity for professionals in the arboriculture industry to expand their knowledge through education and training in the fundamentals of tree risk assessment. This qualification promotes the safety of people and property by providing a standardized and systematic process for assessing tree risk. The results of a tree risk assessment can provide tree owners and risk managers with the information to make informed decisions to enhance tree benefits, health, and longevity.…

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$80.00 - $160.00

Electrical Hazards Awareness Training

March 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Oregon City, OR

Arborists need to be aware of potential electrical hazards in their work environment.  Tree care brings arborists in close contact with energized power lines and equipment that have the potential for serious injury and fatalities. This training is for tree care professionals who want to avoid deadly encounters and other negative consequences with electricity.  Keep your crew safe with electrical hazard awareness training. The following topics are reviewed in this training: O.S.H.A. / A.N.S.I. / OH & S / E.C.U.S.R.…

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$125.00 - $250.00

Emergency Response and Aerial Rescue

March 28 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Seattle, WA

This workshop is designed to educate tree climbers on the most likely scenarios where they may have to respond to an emergency. Emphasis is on emergency preparedness, readiness and accident prevention. The importance of self-rescue strategies and understanding the ‘working alone’ definition reinforces the importance of emergency readiness. Participants are educated in the truths about tree work accidents and fatalities, information based on arborist statistics and industry reviews provides the basis for the specific rescue techniques trained and practiced. Participants…

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$35.00 - $70.00

Climbing Safety Case Studies, Tree ID and Reception

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Seattle, WA

The PNW-ISA/ UW Climbing Safety Case Studies and Reception will be an opportunity for climbers to learn through past experiences, earn CEUs, and network with other climbers. Philip Kelley and Brian French will present industry data and share with us their own climbing safety experiences. The presentations will end with a Q & A session and networking opportunity. Between the presentations and reception there will be a Tree ID scavenger hunt designed by fellow arborist Jessica Farmer (UW Botanic Gardens…

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