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July 18, 2013

Brace rods to support a cracked tree trunk (2004-2013)

By José Fernández in Education & Safety Plant Care Tree Care | 3 Comments

Brace rods to support a cracked tree trunk (2004-2013)

The first two photos are of me back in 2004 installing brace rods to support the main trunk of the tree where it was very much split apart. (For you climbers out there, don't judge me too harshly on the Blake's Hitch!  I hadn't graduated to my Lockjack yet.) You can't really tell from the photos, but the split was there, and there was active movement. I installed two support...

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October 01, 2012

Safety Training Days

By Shari Russell in Education & Safety | 3 Comments

Safety Training Days

We've decided to make the last Friday of every month, 'Safety Training Day' here at Russell Tree Experts. Our first session was a huge hit and we're really looking forward to the next.  On these special training days, we schedule no tree service or plant health care work (sorry) and invite the crews and office staff to participate, observe and learn from their peers. The day is...

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