All tree care professionals, prior to the start of work on a jobsite, should follow the H.O.P.E format. H.O.P.E. is an acronym for Hazards, Obstacles, Plan and Equipment. All crewmembers should be briefed on all four of these concepts in order to be safe and secure on the job.
This month, instructors are preparing for the Davey Institute of Tree Sciences, a month-long intensive trai...