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Tree Climbing, Aerial Rescue and Use of a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness Refresher (TG1 Update 2020)

~3.0 Day(s)
From £450.00
A three day refresher course to keep you updated with any new skills that are needed to reflect any changes to best climbing practice as laid out in the new Technical Guidance 1: Tree climbing and aerial rescue.

Description

Our course will revisit the appropriate techniques and safety guidelines to ensure you're confident across all three activities.

The training is delivered by experienced instructors to small groups, so you'll receive plenty of individual attention.

And we work closely with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to ensure our materials reflect current safe working practices.

Course sessions:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Tree climbing equipment
  • Rope configurations
  • Tree access
  • Final anchor point and work positioning
  • Light branch removal
  • Use of flip line and climbing irons
  • Aerial rescue
  • Preparing a chainsaw for use in a tree
  • Securing the work position
  • Cutting techniques.
  • Clearing site and equipment checks

Availability

Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Course Specific Notes

You will need to bring:

  • A form of photo ID either valid driving licence or passport.
  • Non snag Clothing suitable for all weather as you will be outside
  • Arborist Helmet, complete with full mesh face shield and visor.
  • Ear defenders conforming to 31SNR rating
  • Steel Toe Cap Boots or Chainsaw Boots Work Gloves Chainsaw Trousers
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • Whistle

We recommend bringing your own Chainsaw, Maintenance kit, Pruning Saw and Climbing Kit along. This will give the best possible experience.

             When bringing your own kit, you will need to show proof of a full and in date LOLER inspection of all equipment.


Important Information:

 Equipment required and information related to lunches will be sent to the booker by email 7 days before the course commences.