Hurricane Irma’s high winds left thousands of toppled trees in its wake and the recovery work related to Hurricane Harvey continues. As employees in the tree care industry work to remove trees and debris in the recovery effort, they should be aware of the hidden dangers of downed power lines, wildlife and the hazards of the equipment they are using.
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) knows safety will continue to be a priority and it is here to help. OSHA’s hurricanes and floods, and tree care industry online resources, and toll-free number (800-321-6742), are available 24 hours a day.
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