Arborist Training in Simpsonville, SC


October 10, 2022 | 7:00am - 4:00pm
2803 Grandview Drive, Simpsonville, SC 29680


Course Description:
This seminar will provide participants with training in the use of specialized equipment and techniques employed in Moving Rope Systems (MRS). Safe work procedures for popular technical work at height moving rope systems will be demonstrated “low and slow” so that attendees can put their hands on different work positioning set ups and see them up close via demonstrations. Attendees will gain an understanding of the advantages and limitations of MRS while maintaining and following safe work practices and legislation pertaining to fall protection. Participants will be educated in applicable forces on anchor points, redirects and tie off methods for tree climbing systems.

Vermeer All Roads One Day Demonstration with North American Training Solutions:
  • Free Lunch is Provided
  • Registration is at 7:00AM, Day Ends at 4:00PM
  • Seminars are held RAIN or SHINE
  • Bring lawn chair, hard hat, and safety glasses
  • Earn up to 6.5 ISA Certified Arborist CEU’s


Early Registration Price: $45.00
Availability Ends: Oct 9, 2022
Applicable Standards:
This course meets the ANSI/ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as ANSI Z133, Z359, and CSA Z259.
Additional Course Details:
Safety, Team Work, Communication and Risk Assessment
  • Integrated site risk assessment, inner and outer perimeter surveys, green, amber, red light indicators
  • Pull testing, establishing work zones and drop zones and communication protocols
  • Establishing an emergency action plan and stop work protocol
Personal Protective Apparel and Equipment
  • How to inspect, fit and utilize PPA and PPE
  • Fall protection categories (arrest, positioning, restrict/restraint, rescue)
  • Industrial sit harnesses, connecting links, cordage and webbing
  • Ergonomics, hydration/nutrition and the industrial athlete
Tree Work Positioning Assemblies: Build a system that works for you
  • Ropes, Lanyards, Tails, Slings, Splices and Stitches
  • Rope construction, standards, application, inspection, storage and care
  • Rope terminology, tree climbing termination knots, splices and stitches
  • Tree Climbing Knots, Bends and Hitches
  • Ascenders, descenders, other mechanical devices
  • Rope tools, slings and related accessories
Identifying, Establishing and Securing Anchorages
  • Fall protection plan, code and standards, certified and non-certified anchorages
  • Canopy anchor load testing and friction management
  • Tree Climbing Tools and Equipment
Throwline Application, Techniques and Rope Installation
  • Installation and retrieval of friction management devices
  • Throwline tips and tricks
Tree Climbing Work Practices
  • Moving Rope Systems (MRS) and their performance criteria
  • Ascending, positioning, redirecting and descending
Emergency Response
  • Aerial rescue planning, traumatic tree worker injuries and first aid
  • Self-rescue discussion and ground assisted lowering technique