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Safety Van Makeover

The first Nelson Tree Service safety van hit the road back in the 1970’s. At the time, this mobile RV was the only safety program in our industry with live line demonstration capabilities. Since then, this mobile classroom has traveled far and wide to further our employees’ understanding of the various safety issues they will face while working in the line clearance industry. […]

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Wildfire Prevention

WILDFIRES HAVE ENORMOUS potential for destruction. In the right conditions, fires are possible in any area. For your safety, and for the safety of others living nearby, it is imperative neither you nor your operations are the cause of a wildfire. Make sure you know who to call in the event of a fire. If 911 emergency assistance is not available in your area, write […]

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Flagger Policy Change

On Monday 10/17/16 , two aerial device crews were working on a two-lane rural highway. Flaggers were stationed to control traffic. Signs, cones, walkie-talkies and Stop/Slow signs were all being utilized and properly positioned. At 10:40 AM, Flagger-1 had placed his stop/slow paddle to the stop position. A white cargo van had approached the area and had come to a stop as directed […]