VOSH Programs

Tree Trimming Operations

The Department of Labor and Industry’s Virginia Occupational Safety and Health (VOSH) Program and the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board have adopted a final regulation for:

Tree Trimming Operations, 16VAC25-73

For additional information on safety, educational programs, meetings, publications and guidelines for tree service operations, be sure to visit the Tree Care Industry Association webpage.

Publication DateMarch 28, 2011
16VAC25-73-10. Scope, purpose, and applicability.
Effective DateApril 27, 2011
News Article English Spanish
Explanation of Outreach English Spanish
Training Materials
The following supporting documentation was designed to assist in the understanding and implementation of this regulation.
Text of Regulation English Spanish
Training Certification Form English Spanish
Interpretations English
Outreach/Phased Enforcement Explanation English Spanish
Powerpoint Presentation English

Quick Cards – Quick reference guides for sections §40, thru §90 G-H

See VOSH Directives on Tree Trimming Operations

If you have questions, please call the VOSH Safety Director at (804)786-7776 or email: jennifer.rose@doli.virginia.gov