Climbing Wooden Poles

SKU: TDCWP00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

The purpose of this course is to teach the use of basic climbing equipment, the basic techniques of free and belted climbing, and the care and maintenance of climbing equipment. Participants are also introduced to some basic climbing situations typically encountered by new climbers on a job. At the conclusion of this course, participants should have a basic understanding of the equipment used for climbing wooden poles, how to determine the proper fit of equipment, how equipment is cared for and maintained, and how equipment is tested and inspected. Participants should also understand the basic techniques of free and belted climbing and how to maneuver around a pole.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Pole Climbing Equipment
  • Recognize and identify the basic equipment used for climbing wooden poles.
  • Demonstrate two methods of determining the proper fit of a body belt.
  • Demonstrate how to determine the proper fit of climbers.
  • List and explain the basic components of a safety strap.
  • Use, Maintenance, and Inspection of Climbing Equipment
  • Demonstrate and explain the proper way to wear climbers.
  • Demonstrate and explain the techniques of sharpening, gauging, and testing gaffs.
  • Explain the basic considerations for inspecting equipment prior to climbing.
  • Basic Climbing Techniques, Part 1
  • Demonstrate and explain the basic techniques for making a free ascent and descent.
  • Basic Climbing Techniques, Part 2
  • Demonstrate and explain the basic guidelines for storing and attaching a safety strap.
  • Demonstrate and explain the basic techniques for belted climbing.
  • Basic Climbing Techniques, Part 3
  • Demonstrate and explain the proper techniques for safe tying-on and safe tying-off.
  • Demonstrate and explain basic methods of adjusting a safety strap while working on a pole.
  • Demonstrate and explain the basic technique of maneuvering around a pole.
  • Climbing on the Job
  • Explain the basic guidelines for planning a climbing job from the ground and for performing basic climbing tasks.
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