Arboricultural and Horticultural Ethics & Standards
Our accreditation by both the Tree Care Industry Association and the Better Business Bureau of NH demands that we adhere to the very best business practices. All of our arborists abide by this pledge:
“As members of the Tree Care Industry Association, we strive to uphold the honor and dignity of our profession and improve the quality of life through increasing our knowledge and skills in the management of trees, shrubs, and other landscape plants entrusted to our care.
Further, we strive to upgrade the standards of arboriculture and encourage others to follow our principles. We will conduct ourselves in a fair and just manner in dealing with the public, our employees, and our fellow arborists. We will work constantly to increase the esteem and nurture the acceptance of arboriculture as a profession, for the betterment of our society and the world.”
And our entire company adheres to the TCIA Code of Ethics.
As part of our commitment to quality we adhere to the standards set forth by ANSI A300 for arboricultural practices.
Safety: For Our Crews and You
We take safety very seriously, for the health and well-being of our employees, and for the protection of you and your property. We follow the American National Standard, ANSI Z133 Safety Requirements for Arboriculture Operations, and each of our employees receives job-specific training each year. Additionally, we certify the majority of our employees in First Aid and CPR training. And as part of our TCIA accreditation requirement, we also have at least one Certified Treecare Safety Professional (we actually have at least two) for each of our facilities. We have a full-time Safety Compliance Manager and three Safety Trainers, one for each of our offices. Safety is THE most important aspect of our job, and we strive daily to improve our safety culture and employee safety awareness.
Click here for more information about our industry’s commitment to safety.
One of the stringent requirements associated with our TCIA Accreditation is that we maintain comprehensive insurance coverage for property, vehicles, liability, and worker’s compensation. We are happy to provide all clients with a current copy of our Certificate of Insurance, with you as named insured. Disreputable service companies purchase insurance policies, make plenty of copies to distribute to potential clients, and then cancel the coverage. Always request a Certificate of Insurance with the current date and you as named insured from any service provider on your property. Please contact our Woodstock headquarters for more information.
Download a PDF brochure from the BBB with recommendations for Hiring a Tree Care Company.
Our Commitment to Our Communities
Several years ago, members of Vital Communities’ Local First Alliance were asked how they give back to their communities by compiling a list of their local giving. Chippers has always supported many organizations, but we had never listed them before. We were pleasantly surprised when we saw the extent of our assistance. We believe giving back to our communities strengthens our local economy and helps make our towns thrive. Click here for our latest list of community organizations we support in the Upper Valley. (An updated listed including the organizations we support in the Lake Sunapee area and Lakes Region will be added soon.)
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