Tree trimming can be hazardous, not only for those trimming the tree but for the tree itself. If you will be trimming trees yourself, here are a few tips for addressing the major hazards the chore presents.
Hazard: Falling from a ladder.
It is not easy to cut through a tree branch while balancing on a ladder. You need to make sure you won't fall. Always have someone holding the ladder at its base so that it cannot wiggle.