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Arborist Training in Seymour, CT

GROUND OPERATIONS & AERIAL SUPPORT


SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 | 8:00AM - 4:00PM
770 Derby Avenue, Seymour, CT 06483

DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to educate ground personnel in the very important role they play in overall job site safety and accident prevention. In addition to clean up, chipping of brush and cutting of firewood, they are responsible for assisting climbers or bucket operators in often very technical and serious rigging, removal and pruning operations. A strong focus on risk management, safe and ergonomic work practices is demonstrated and practiced in this course.

DETAILS

  • Free Lunch Provided
  • Registration is at 8:00AM, Day Ends at 4:00PM
  • Seminars are held RAIN or SHINE
  • Bring lawn chair, hard hat, and safety glasses

EARN CREDITS

  • 6.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEU’s

TOPICS COVERED

Integrated Risk Management & Emergency Readiness
  • P.P.E. (personal protective equipment), planning and emergency response
  • Aerial lift and climber self rescue assistance and readiness
Communications
  • Communication and understanding customer performer model
  • Voice command response, signals for backing up truck and chipper, crane signals
Chainsaw Safety and Operations
  • Ergonomics, safe handling and cutting procedures
  • Daily saw care and preventative maintenance
Ergonomics and Accident Preventative Work Practices
  • Ergonomic lifting procedures, dragging & stacking brush efficiently
  • Risk management and aerial support and assistance

    Chipper/Stump Grinder Operations

    • Safety and efficiency, brush and wood feeding procedures / stump grinding procedures, basic maintenance, proper hook up, P.P.E.
    Creating a Safe Work Zone
    • Cones & safety signage set-up, dealing with or moving obstacles or hazards, traffic and pedestrian handling
    Throw Line
    • Techniques, setting lines, multiple uses
    Rope Work
    • Knots and hitches, bends, set-up and use of friction devices, running lines, introduction to understanding rigging
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    *Due to COVID-19, event details are subject to change and attendance limitations may be set. Contact your location for details.