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ArborMaster Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning, & Best Practices

Date: October 16, 2017 - October 18, 2017
Location: Attleboro & Wrentham, Massachusetts, UNITED STATES
Organizer: ArborMaster Training
Sponsor: Shelter Tree, Inc.
Description: L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice 3-day module - no pre-requisites other than the eligibility to attend requirements.

Course Description: The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing methods and learn about the systems and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. We will look at the different tools and techniques employed in a Moving Rope Climbing System(Doubled Rope Technique, DdRT) vs a Stationary Rope Climbing System (Single Rope Technique, SRT). We will discuss some of the advantages and disadvantages of both climbing systems. Learn through both theoretical and practical learning activities how to make the fundamental physics & mechanical advantage in your climbing system work for you! This course will also introduce work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity.

ISA and CTSP Continuing Education Units: ISA Certified Arborists and TCIA CTSPs will receive 24 CEUs.

Course Topics:
• Safety and Risk Management
• Setting Lines and Establishing Tie-in Points
• Climbing Equipment
• Ropes: Care, Construction, and Maintenance
• Climbing Knots and Hitches
• Rope Climbing
• Spur Climbing: Methods and Best Practice
• Climbing Techniques and Methods
• Working Aloft

For full course outline and current availability, contact ArborMaster Training.
Contact Name: ArborMaster Training
Contact Phone: 860.429.5028
Contact FAX: 860.429.5058
Contact Email:

Registration: ArborMaster Training
CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: 8:00 AM, October 16, 2017
End Date: 5:00 PM, October 18, 2017

Address: Attleboro & Wrentham

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