Safety

The Hazards of Tree Care and Maintenance

Residential, commercial, and utility-related tree care are among the most dangerous professions in the country. Without proper training and an awareness of one’s surroundings, professional arborists risk serious injury or even death on the job due to:

  • Electrocution from live utility wires
  • Falling from a height while working in a tree
  • Being struck by a falling branch
  • Coming into contact with dangerous power equipment
  • Working during inclement weather
  • Improperly applying pesticides or other chemicals

What’s more, unsafe tree care practices place homeowners, members of the public, and property at risk for potentially catastrophic accidents. As such, any tree care company in Northeast Ohio worth its salt must heavily invest in thorough safety training, and must be licensed, certified, and insured to protect itself and its clients.

Safety is VanCuren’s Number One Priority

VanCuren Tree Services has been an industry leader in safety since it was founded over thirty years ago. Our deeply-rooted culture of safety sets us apart from our competitors. We train our employees to embrace safety practices from day one, and we proudly adhere to comprehensive safety guidelines that include:

  • Formal training for all employees on industry best practices and safety guidelines/regulations for all manner of residential, commercial, and utility tree care operations. To that end, VanCuren’s arborists are certified organizations such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
  • Ongoing, on-the-job training for our crews, including: learning first aid and CPR; reviewing and revising safety manuals; and attending regular training sessions and safety seminars.
  • Education on the safe handling of all power equipment and safety gear, from chainsaws and cranes to climbing equipment and chippers.
  • A company-wide commitment to accident prevention, which entails the conscious recognition of potential safety hazards in any situation, and the proactive mitigation of those hazards.

Hire a Cleveland Area Tree Professional that Puts Safety First

To safeguard your trees, your property, your loved ones, and yourself, invest in a tree care company that always puts safety first: VanCuren Tree Services! Contact one of our dedicated arborists any time to schedule a free consultation. We serve homes and businesses throughout Cuyahoga County.

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What People Are Saying

  • VanCuren Services has been our “go-to” clearing contractor since 2009, tackling both residential and commercial projects across Northeast Ohio.  Most notable project include ODOT Innerbelt Bridge, Cleveland Medical Mart and the NEORSD Superior Stones project.  Dave and his crews are experienced professionals and perform each project with safety as a top priority. I can recommend them with confidence.

    - Vic DiGeronimo, Jr.( Independence Excavating, Inc. Commercial Tree Removal (May 2017) )
  • The precision in which VanCuren took down the dead trees around our home was amazing! The only way we knew VanCuren was there is that the dead trees were gone!

    - Meghan( Gates Mills, Ohio Tree Removal May 2017 )
  • The attention to detail in clearing our property in preparation of building our new home was impeccable!

    - Matt( Gates Mills, Ohio Land Clearing May 2017 )
  • I had a lot of tree trimming done and removals and I barely noticed the crew was at our house. The did their work quickly without interfering and cleaned up very nicely.

    - Lurlie( Independence, Ohio Tree Trimming and removal May 2017 )
  • VanCuren came to my house after I left for work and when I came home, all of tree removals and trimming were completed and the yard perfectly cleaned up. Very professional company.

    - Paul( Bainbridge, Ohio Tree Removal April 2017 )