This Hands-On 3-day course will train the participants how to safely and effectively ascend and descend wooden poles using pole climbing Gaffs, Hooks, Belts, BuckSqueeze Safety, Fall Arrest Systems and associated Equipment and Ladders...
The pole climbing technique that will be taught is the "3-point contact method.
How to circle, and move to perform tasks on the pole will also be covered. Students will learn how to use ladders on the pole and at mid-span using the appropriate ladder securing equipment. The participants will complete exercises using construction tools and equipment.
If Company permits,(Upon Request, fees may apply)
A Live Video can be taken of each student at the 6, 12, and 18-foot heights. This will ensure that the attendees are using proper techniques, safety parameters and effectively ascending and descending wooden poles using pole climbing gaffs and associated equipment.
A master copy of this video will be filled at BTS headquarters. BTS, as an added benefit, will issue a Username and Password to access the completion videos on our BTS secured video server. This provides easy access to every video for student company evaluations, company reviews and any legality issues where this video may be required. PROOF IS PROTECTON !
All SAFETY practices will be covered and must be followed during the training exercise. Note This course is physically demanding. Students must earn at least 70 of the competency points to become certified in this course.
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