New, Updated Brochures Now Available
Public information brochures, developed by the UAA to help the utility arborist educate consumers, are now available. The new versions have been reviewed and redesigned by the UAA Education Committee.
The brochures are
- Technically accurate
- Developed by working utility arborists
- Reviewed by utility customers
- Easy to understand
Safety Requirements for the Tree Care Profession
This brochure contains life-saving information for property owners and for tree care workers who perform work near electrical facilities. The brochure pdf can be customized in Adobe Acrobat with your business contact information.
Download the brochure: Safety Requirements for the Tree Care Profession
Adherence to proper tree maintenance techniques and IVM principles as defined by industry best practices and standards is essential to balancing the need for tree-conductor clearance with the health of trees and the environment. Tree-line USA...read more
Utility vegetation management is necessary because the wrong plant is growing in the wrong place. Trees that can grow to 80 feet are not compatible with power lines 25 feet above the ground. A smaller growing tree, however, could be grown under a...read more
While safety, reliability and legal compliance are at the heart of utility vegetation management, they are not the only consideration of a utility that must maintain vegetation. Part of our business and culture is good public and customer relations, and...read more
Reliability Trees that are too close to power lines not only pose a serious safety risk, they also present a risk to the reliability of electric service to your home or place of employment. Trees growing near the very high voltage transmission lines do not...read more
Vegetation growing in the wrong place can create public and worker safety hazards, initiate devastating fires, and much more. Overgrown vegetation can prevent utility workers from seeing dangers, such as damaged facilities and gas leaks. Vegetation that...read more
An Introduction to Utility Vegetation Management Electric and pipeline utilities are charged with the responsibility of keeping energy flowing to businesses and homes. Our way of life is dependent on the safe and reliable distribution of power. A very high...read more