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All About PPE

Gabi Bautista
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WHO: Tree Care Industry (PTC)  WHAT: PPE - Personal Protective Equipment  WHERE: On the field  WHEN:  At all times  WHY: To protect the body


* Here are some examples of what our crew members need to wear out in the field to be protected:


Helmets protect against blunt force trauma to the head. A helmet can be the difference between life and death.


The tools we use daily will cause permanent hearing damage if ear protection is not used.


There are many potential hazards when it comes to our eyes. Branches from trees and debris from the chipper pose a threat.


Gloves protect our hands from rope burn and other possible injuries. The gloves have a coating that assists with grip.

"Safety is an Attitude | SAFETY! SAFETY! SAFETY! Safety is top priority. Safety is a choice. Safety is an attitude. Safety requires a commitment from each team member, as our decisions not only impact our safety, but also the safety of our team members. Commit to hold yourself as well as your fellow Crew members to creating and working in a safe manor.

Don't be complacent. Complacency is when we get comfortable doing something time and time again. Becoming complacent causes a lack of respect for the power of the equipment, as well as the dangers of our profession."

-Tim Bruchez, Founder of Princeton Tree Care.

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