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Operating Principle: Trustworthy

July 31, 2018

Being trustworthy is being able to be relied on to do, or provide, what is needed or right: deserving of trust. 

TRUST is the one thing that changes everything.

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A Tribute to Jim Stenger, CFO

March 22, 2018

When Jim began his career 50 years ago, the:

  • Dow Jones Industrial Average was 943 points
  • Average cost of a home was $4,344
  • Average rent was $130/month
  • Average income was $7,850
  • And a gallon of gas was $0.34
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Ten Ways to Achieve Zero Lost-time Incidents

February 13, 2018

As all of you know, I ask repeatedly, "What will you do today to achieve zero lost-time incidents?" This question isn't just for our vegetation management operations leadership and safety specialists, it's for the entire organization. We want you to be posing this to all of your team members and listening to their answers. We have an...

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Throwing Pennies in the Dark

December 11, 2017

As you know, we’ve all been tasked with achieving a goal of zero lost-time incidents. I believe that how we communicate can take us to zero. Right now, say you are in a meeting in Dallas. At this very moment, what are you doing to keep your vegetation management crews safe? Nothing. That’s why we need to continue to push the message down. And...

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A Perfect Match

November 06, 2017

When Debbie Felder met her husband Shawn in 1991, neither was thinking about each other’s kidneys. But when Shawn’s kidney disease worsened and he went on dialysis in 2012, Debbie decided to get tested to see if she would be a donor candidate. Eighteen vials of blood later and, against all odds, she learned that she was a perfect match.

Her...

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Safety First

October 02, 2017

 

Welcome to Lewis Tree Service's new blog! We intend to use this forum to share news, updates and  content about common topics of interest. Like what? First and foremost, we will frequently touch upon safety (of course) especially as it pertains to vegetation management and utility line clearance—and associated activities like driving,...

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