Climbing Steel Poles and Towers

5.0 1 Review SKU: TDCSP00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach the basic principles of safe climbing on steel poles and towers. Participants are also introduced to some of the common techniques for getting into position to do a job on a steel pole or tower. At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to list and describe common climbing-related hazards encountered by linemen. They should be able to identify basic climbing equipment and demonstrate how it is used when climbing steel poles and towers. They should also be able to demonstrate and explain basic techniques for positioning in order to perform specific tasks.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • List and explain some of the basic equipment used for climbing steel poles and towers.
  • List and explain some of the typical hazards encountered on steel poles and towers.
  • List and explain the purpose of the planning done at a tailgate session.
  • List and explain some of the typical inspections made of equipment, tools, and structures prior to climbing.
  • Describe basic techniques for ascending and descending lattice towers.
  • Describe and explain some of the common techniques used for climbing steel poles.
  • Explain the basic process for using a cable climbing belt to climb a specially-equipped steel pole structure.
  • Explain how ladders can be used to work from steel pole structures.
  • Demonstrate and explain some basic techniques for working from lattice tower structures.

Customer Reviews

7/30/2019

great course would be nice to update it though

“great course would be nice to update it though”

Kris O. Verified Customer

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