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Tree Care Professional: An individual who is trained in arboriculture. A person whose main job, or focus, is tree work. This person could be, but not limited to; climber, ground guy, aerial lift operator, logger, crane operator, or heavy equipment operator.
Civilian: Any person who is not trained in arboriculture and is also not working on a job site. An example would be a homeowner dropping a tree for firewood.
Job-Related: An individual whose main focus is not tree work, but is working as a tree care professional. An example would be a construction worker trimming branches for a house expansion.
Unknown: It is unknown how to categorize this individual.

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