L1 Arborist Rigging Applications (Climbers & Aerial Lift Users)

L1 Arborist Rigging Applications (Climbers & Aerial Lift Users)

Hosted by Shelter Tree Care Products

2-Day Module

This course is designed for an arborist using climbing lines and saddles

Prerequisites for climbers:

Course Description

The participants will be educated in modern arborist rigging applications; and learn about the tools and techniques that make rigging safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics, system dynamics, force management, and factors of safety will be introduced as they relate to rigging systems. This course emphasizes safety, skill development, and productivity; and consists of both theoretical and practical learning activities.

Course Topics

For an expanded course outline, please contact the ArborMaster office.

What to Bring

Students are encouraged to bring any equipment they use and/or would like to discuss with the instructor.

However it is required that students bring their own Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Personal Climbing Equipment as outlined below.  If you do not have the necessary climbing equipment, please inform our office prior to coming to class.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Required

- Hard hat

- Ear protection

- Eye protection

- Work gloves

- Work boots

- Chain saw protective pants or chaps

 Personal Gear Required

- Climbing harness with work positioning lanyard

- Climbing line

- Climbing spurs (spikes)

Please note:

It is not necessary to bring a chain saw to the course, as we will have saws on hand for the student's use.

Classes will take place rain or shine.  We suggest that before departing for your program, that you check the extended forecast for the area that the training will be held. If rain is at all forecasted, we recommend that you bring appropriate rain gear, thermal undergarments if in a colder climate and a change of clothing on the day of the class.




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