This Hands-On extensive course is needed in order to climb safely and efficiently, a lineman needs to understand and practice climbing techniques. This course introduces two methods used for climbing wooden poles and will cover the proper techniques for safetying-on and off, methods of adjusting a safety strap while working on a pole, and the basic technique of maneuvering around a pole. This course also covers and describes the safe use of the popular BuckSqueeze Safety Strap, and other fall arrest systems.
A field performance report will be made on each attendee as well as a final written and performance test. The FPR will be signed by the instructor and the attendee.
Attendees not performing to the basic standards will be given an incomplete. Any attendee that violates the safety rules established by the instructor will be kept on the ground and not allowed to continue the course. Safety comes first, within seconds serious injury can occur and lives can be lost.
Hands-On Pole Top and Bucket Truck Rescue Certification can be added as an additional day, making this a 4-day course upon request.
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