Western Mass. Tree Wardens Dinner Meeting (MTWFA)
5:00 – 7:30 pm
324 N. King Street
Number of CEUs
Meet and network with tree wardens, tree companies, and utility arborists at the Fall gathering of the Western Mass. chapter.
Using Behavioral Safety to Avoid “The Cliff”
Evan Haskins, Director of Health & Safety, BlueRoc
This presentation will focus on the relationship between accidents, human performance, and an organization’s safety culture, as well as steps an employer can take to foster an attitude of incident prevention.
Pests and Pathogens of 2019
Nicholas Brazee, Extension Plant Pathologist, UMass Extension
This talk will review pests and pathogens observed to date in 2019 with an emphasis on the issues most common in western Massachusetts. Examples will include winter burn, maple and sycamore anthracnose, and the oak shothole leafminer / oak anthracnose outbreak from early in the growing season, among other examples.
ISA - 1.5
MCA - 1.0 Safety, 0.5 Education
CTSP - 1.0