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Recall / Safety Notice

Kobalt Cordless Electric Chainsaws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Stores Recalled Due to Laceration Hazard

The Kobalt Brand 40-volt Lithium Ion Cordless Electric Chainsaws have been recalled due to a laceration hazard. The chainsaw can

Petzl recalls low-stretch Kermantle Ropes due to fall and injury hazard

Petzl has recalled the low-stretch Kermantle ropes due to a fall and injury hazard. The rope can have a deep

Kolbalt Recalls Cordless Electric Pole Saws Sold Exclusively at Lowe’s Due to Laceration Hazard

Kobalt brand 40-volt Lithium Ion 8-inch Cordless Electric Pole Saws sold exclusively at Lowe’s have been recalled due to laceration

MTD Southwest Recalls Remington Pole Saw due to laceration hazard

MTD Southwest recalls the Remington 25cc 2-Cycle polesaw. According to the report from the CDC, the head of the pole

FMCSA Extends Waivers due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has extended select waivers covering various regulatory provisions affecting CDL holders, CLP (commercial

The TCIA calls for public review of ANSI standards

The Tree Care Industry Association has placed a call for public review of the following American National Tree Care Standards. 

Obtaining a CDL after Feb. 7 will require mandatory training

The rules are about to change for individuals who plan to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) after February 7th,

A petition circulating social media challenging proposed HSE regulation

A petition has been raised to challenge the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) as they plan to change the