Tree Trimming, Part 1

SKU: TDETT10CENDuration: 60 Minutes

Tree Trimming, Part 1 is designed to familiarize participants with the basic tasks, equipment, and safety hazards associated with trimming trees near energized power lines and equipment. At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to identify safety hazards associated with tree trimming work and describe ways to avoid them. They should also be able to identify and describe the use of safety equipment, manual tools, and power tools that are commonly used for tree trimming work.

Course Details

Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Introduction
  • Identify two kinds of tree trimming jobs typically performed by a utility company.
  • Describe some of the factors that influence the frequency of tree trimming and the required line clearances.
  • Safety Hazards
  • Identify three categories of tree trimming hazards and state some general guidelines for avoiding each.
  • Tree Trimming Tools and Equipment, Part 1
  • Identify three general categories of tree trimming equipment.
  • Describe the types of safety equipment typically used for tree trimming work.
  • Identify three types of manual tree trimming tools and describe how to use each type safely.
  • Tree Trimming Tools and Equipment, Part 2
  • Identify three power sources typically used with power tools for tree trimming work.
  • Describe how to use power pruners and power saws safely.
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