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Emergency Readiness & High Angle Rescue- Must attend Electrical Hazard Awareness AM training to participate in this session

Location: Plymouth Town Hall, 26 Court St, Plymouth, MA 02360

Categories: Safety/Technical

May 12th, 2022 11:45am - 2:45pm Add to my calendar

This course is designed to educate tree climbers and /or aerial lift operators in the most likely scenarios where they may have to respond to an emergency. Emphasis is on emergency preparedness, readiness, and accident prevention. The importance of self-rescue strategies and understanding the 'working alone' definition, reinforces the importance of emergency readiness. Participants are educated in the truths about tree work accidents and fatalities, information based on arborist statistics and industry reviews provide the basis for the specific rescue techniques trained and practiced. Participants are educated in key terms and definitions relating to rope parts, knots, hitches, and specialized equipment. Physics concepts such as reaction force and potential energy associated with various rope rescue systems and configurations complete this comprehensive course.

This course involves hand's on rescue opportunities and practice. The course meets the requirements of OSHA

1910.331, 1910.269, ANSI Z133 and is in compliance with ANSI Z490- Accepted Practices in Safety, Health,

and Environmental Training.

This course will cover the following topics:

Rescue, Readiness, and Reality

Risk Assessment, scene management, and first aid

Self Rescue and working in isolation

Scenario identification and injury extent and severity evaluation

Climber extrication, rescuer ascent, and work positioning

Most common tree rescue scenarios

Aerial lift evacuation

Aerial lift extrication


Attendance at this seminar qualifies the MIIA member for .5% credit under the FY 22 MIIA Rewards

Workers Compensation category

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