This is a two-day workshop presented by Henk Morgans is based off the newly released Minimum Industry Standards (MIS) booklets produced by Arboriculture Australia.
This workshop will cover all aspects of Tree Climbing techniques for Access, Work Positioning and Decent.
All attendees will be supplied their own copy of the MIS booklet – MIS305 (TREE CLIMBING – Techniques for Access, Work Positioning and Decent)
INTRODUCTION TO TREE CLIMBING
- General principles of tree climbing
- What is good tree climbing?
PREPARING TO WORK IN TREES
TREE CLIMBING EQUIPMENT
- Tree inspection for climbing
- Hazard control measures for tree climbing
- Equipment inspection checklist
- Building a climbing system
- Selecting and configuring equipment within a climbing system
CORE SKILLS 1: INSTALLING AN ANCHOR POINT
- Selecting a suitable anchor point
- Setting an anchor point using a throwline or similar
- Testing an anchor point
- Advancing a system/alternating anchor points
CORE SKILLS 2: WORK POSITIONING
- Rope angle
- Branch walking
- Work positioning
- Assisted body thrusting
- Footlocking the tail of the rope.
- Use of a foot ascender
- Trunk walking
- Setting a cambium saver from the ground
|2 Day Course:|
|Full Course – 6 Days Covering MIS303, MIS304 & MIS305|
|QUALIFIED MEMBER||$1000.00 ($128 savings)|
|GENERAL MEMBER||$1100.00 ($118 savings)|
|NON MEMBER||$1200.00 ($108 savings)|