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Tips for Safe Tree Trimming and Removal [Photo Gallery]

Each year, an average of 80 tree care workers suffer a fatal work-related injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).&

A CDC study found that fall deaths, electrocution and struck-by accidents were the most common causes of worker deaths related to tree care operations.
The state-run Maryland Occupational Safety and Health (MOSH) recently kicked off a safety awareness campaign to reduce the number of injuries caused by tree trimming and removal hazards. In addition to free seminars, publications and speakers, the agency released a bulletin with safety tips.
The bulletin can be downloaded at the MOSH web site. To view the tips and recommendations, click through the slideshow.
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