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ArborMaster announced its full schedule of 2013 open-enrollment hands-on training modules.

ArborMaster announces 2013 open-enrollment hands-on training modules

ArborMaster announced its full schedule of 2013 open-enrollment hands-on training modules. The schedule is listed below. For more information, or to register, contact ArborMaster at 860-429-5028, info@ArborMaster.com or www.ArborMaster.com.


 


Date:                            March 19-21, 2013


Location:                      San Antonio, Texas


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


Course Description


The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course will also introduce participants to work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity; through both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


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


 


 


Date:                            March 22-23, 2013


Location:                      San Antonio, Texas


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling & Chainsaw Handling


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced.  Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.


 


Course Topics


·         Safety and Risk Management


·         Chainsaw Operation


·         Chainsaw Cutting 


·         Felling Procedures 


·         Specialized Felling Procedures 


·         Chainsaw Maintenance


 


 


Date:                            April 2-3, 2013


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling & Chainsaw Handling


 


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced.  Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.


 


Course Topics


·         Safety and Risk Management


·         Chainsaw Operation


·         Chainsaw Cutting 


·         Felling Procedures 


·         Specialized Felling Procedures 


·         Chainsaw Maintenance


 


 


Date:                            April 4-6, 2013


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


Course Description


The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course will also introduce participants to work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity; through both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


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


 


 


Date:                            April 8-9, 2013 


Location:                      Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Arborist Rigging Applications


Pre-requisites:


·         L1 Tree Climbing Methods & Best Practice


·         L1 Precision Felling, Chainsaw Handling, Safety, and Ergonomics


 


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


·                     Rigging Safety and Risk Management


·                     Rigging Physics 


·                     Rigging Lines and Rope Tools


·                     Rigging Hardware


·                     Rigging Cutting Techniques


·                     Rigging Techniques


 


 


Date:                            June 6-8, 2013


Location:                      Mansfield, Connecticut


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


Course Description


The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course will also introduce participants to work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity; through both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


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


 


 


Date:                            June 10-11 2013


Location:                      Mansfield, Connecticut


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling & Chainsaw Handling


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced.  Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.


 


Course Topics


·         Safety and Risk Management


·         Chainsaw Operation


·         Chainsaw Cutting 


·         Felling Procedures 


·         Specialized Felling Procedures 


·         Chainsaw Maintenance


 


 


Date:                            June 12-13, 2013


Location:                      Mansfield, CT


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Arborist Rigging Applications (for climbers and & aerial lift users)


Pre-requisites:


• Aerial Lift Operations Module (or signed waiver) for Aerial Lift Discipline
              (L1 Tree Climbing is not a prerequisite for aerial lift rigging)


 


·         L1 Tree Climbing Methods & Best Practice


·         L1 Precision Felling, Chainsaw Handling, Safety, and Ergonomics


 


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


·                     Rigging Safety and Risk Management


·                     Rigging Physics 


·                     Rigging Lines and Rope Tools


·                     Rigging Hardware


·                     Rigging Cutting Techniques


·                     Rigging Techniques


 


 


Date:                            July 9-10. 2013


Location:                      Portland, Oregon


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling & Chainsaw Handling


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced.  Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.


 


Course Topics


·      Safety and Risk Management


·      Chainsaw Operation


·      Chainsaw Cutting 


·      Felling Procedures 


·      Specialized Felling Procedures 


·      Chainsaw Maintenance


 


 


Date:                            July 11-13, 2013


Location:                      Portland, Oregon


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


Course Description


The participants will be educated in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools an


 techniques that make tree climbing safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course emphasizes safety, skill and productivity; and consists of both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


    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 


 


 


Date:                            October 7-9, 2013


Location:                      Attleboro, Massachusetts


Sponsor:                      ArborMaster


Description:                  ArborMaster L1 Tree Climbing Methods, Work Positioning & Best Practice


Course Description


The participants will be educated and trained in modern tree climbing systems; and learn about the tools and techniques that make tree climbing and work positioning safer, easier, and more efficient. Basic concepts of physics and mechanical advantage will be introduced as they relate to climbing systems. This course will also introduce participants to work positioning best practice with hand saws & chain saws emphasizing safety, skill and productivity; through both theoretical and practical learning activities. 


 


Course Topics


•               Safety and Risk Management


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