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New BES Knife Boxes

Wood chipper operators are now able to carry chipper blades safely thanks to the new range of BES chipper blade carry boxes available through Tree Care Machinery. For many years wood chipper owners carried spare blades in cardboard boxes, towels, wooden blocks, wrapped in some type of tape or nothing at all. These methods provided…

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Eye Safety

A revolution in eye safety is on its way. While many of us are aware of the possible risk of eye injuries, the most important aspect of prevention involves the use of safely glasses. Men are more likely than women to sustain an eye injury but very few men wear adequate eye protection when at…

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South Australian Society of Arboriculture Seminar – Trees and the Law. The South Australian Society of Arboriculture (SASA) has recently been restarted by chairman Tom Stevens and a small group of other board members who are working hard to help the organisation thrive again. With growing membership numbers and big plans for the future, SASA…

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Christmas Trading Hours 2019

FROM THE TEAM AT As we come to the end of 2019, we want to express our appreciation and THANK YOU We wish you, your staff and your families a Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous 2020. We thank you for your ongoing support over the past 12 months and look forward to doing…

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Safety Equipment Inspection Requirements

What is equipment inspection? The periodic and regular checking & documenting of equipment’s condition.   What equipment needs to be inspected? All PPE (personal protective equipment). Anything that is used as life support or for holding loads such as harnesses, ropes, ascenders, descenders, fall arrest devices, carabiners etc.   Why should I get my equipment…

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Red Bull Branched Out 2019

History The Red Bull Branched Out competition has been running for 3 years, each year being held in Australia. The first year it took place in Balranald, Victoria, last year was in Wellington, New South Wales and this year’s event is in Kapunda, South Australia. Climbers travel from all around the world to take part…

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Incoming Solidur Clothing

Solidur INFINITY Super Stretch Chainsaw Trousers Conform to EN381-5 Class 1 Type / Design Type A Low bulk 5 layer protective material. Coolmax® lining for comfort Armortex® Kevlar® reinforcement to knees and right thigh Teflon® Shield+ waterproof and oil/dirt repellant coating Cordura® protection for vulnerable areas Zip detachable gaiters with hooks for tick protection and…

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Facebook Competition

Tree Care Machinery recently ran a Facebook competition over the course of two weeks that allowed participants the chance to win a brand new Protos Integral Arborist Helmet valued at $465. We were only able to pick one winner but after receiving so many great photo entries, we thought it would be a good idea…

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Bandit Rope Shear Device

Brush feeding into a chipper has the potential to snag either winch cables equipped with the chipper itself or, separately, climbers’ ropes found in the gear of tree care professionals and pull either of them into the rotating chipper knives. You must exercise extreme caution to prevent this because the knives can grab and pull…