When: Wednesday 17th July 2019

Time: 8.30am – 4.30pm

Location: QAA Head Office: 26-40 Delancey Street, Cleveland (Conference Room 2 – enter via main reception doors)

Workshop Outline:

Classroom briefing on Work, Health & Safety (WHS) issues regarding work-site tools and equipment used is day-to-day tree work and the implications of a mismanaged site or the if tools are incorrectly used.

Discuss the important use of job safety analysis and toolbox meetings.

  • Tasks when arriving to work-site (Crew leader, climber and groundsman).
  • Communicating and setting up the job site allowing for smooth and safe tasks to be completed in an efficient manner and all involved knows their roles and responsibilities. 

Work-site simulation of tree work including rigging of branches handling as efficient and safe as possible to maintain an efficient and safe work site. Discuss communication between staff members.

  • Real Rigging scenario with target landing
  • Examine forces demonstrating some interesting rigging scenarios that could easily overload systems and cause failures in either equipment or the tree itself. Which leads to the what if the worst-case scenario happens!

Correct use of wood-chippers and manual handling. Conversation on stump grinders and chainsaws.

Workshop Outcome:

To be efficient, safer and practically organised on the work site

Increased awareness of potential risk and how to avoid or eliminate them


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