Category: Training

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Training Tools Spotlight: A Healthy Safety Culture

December 13, 2017

By Jim Lorrigan, Safety Manager Having a strong safety culture is the buzz phrase in today’s workplace. No matter your occupation, it should be part of your life. When I arrive at a jobsite I can usually tell within minutes if a strong safety culture is present. Let me give you an example: Picture a […]

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Wright Tree Service Safety Training Video Series Complete

August 24, 2017

Wright Tree Service has a series of safety training videos on the three main hazards employees will encounter on a jobsite. The goal of the three main hazards video series is to encourage safe work practices and emphasize the importance of safety in the utility vegetation management industry. These videos are targeted to new employees at […]

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Wright Tree Service Launches “Fall Hazard Awareness” Safety Training Video

August 16, 2017

Wright Tree Service launched a new safety training video, “Fall Hazard Awareness.” This video is the fourth in a series of safety training videos released by Wright Tree Service to encourage safe work practices and emphasize the importance of safety in the utility vegetation management industry. “Fall Hazard Awareness” discusses several steps to follow to […]

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14 Wright Tree Service Employees Complete GF School in June

June 30, 2017

In June, Wright Tree Service (WTS) held its weeklong General Foreman School (GF School). Fourteen field employees gathered at the corporate office in West Des Moines, Iowa, for GF School. Attendees participated in various trainings and presentations to learn more about elements that affect their jobs as employees of the company, such as accounting, safety, risk, […]

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Training Tools Spotlight: Maintaining a Safe Work Zone with Traffic Control

June 13, 2017

By Jeff Gilmore, Safety Supervisor Every day we face many potential hazards associated with our job, and vehicular traffic is at the top of the list. Combine vehicular traffic with distracted driving and you have a recipe for disaster. We must do everything we can to keep our workforce safe. This can be done by […]

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18 Employees Complete Wright Tree Service GF School in May

May 4, 2017

In May, Wright Tree Service (WTS) held its weeklong General Foreman School (GF School). Eighteen field employees gathered at the corporate office in West Des Moines, Iowa, for GF School. Attendees participated in various trainings and presentations to learn more about elements that affect their jobs as employees of the company, such as accounting, safety, risk, […]

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October 2016 GF School

October 10, 2016

October 2016 GF School For more than 11 years, Wright Tree Service (WTS) has held its weeklong biannual General Foreman School (GF School). In October 2016, 18 field employees gathered at the corporate office in West Des Moines, Iowa, for GF School. Attendees participated in various trainings and presentations to learn more about elements that affect […]

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