Tree Trimming 2

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Summary

During an emergency, a tree crew may not be available, and it may not be possible to postpone a job. When this occurs, linemen often handle small tree trimming jobs, or work as part of a crew to clear large trees from power lines. This 30-minute DVD covers the basic tasks and safety precautions associated with emergency tree trimming work.

Training Sessions

Planning a Tree Trimming Job – 8 minutes
Identifies three basic steps for planning a tree trimming job and describe how each can be accomplished.

Working Safely – 10 minutes
Describes how to perform tree trimming work safely from a bucket truck and from a pole. Describes how to perform tree trimming work safely from the ground, from a ladder, and from a tree.

Controlling the Load – 11 minutes
Describes considerations that affect whether rigging is needed for tree trimming work. Identifies some commonly used tree cuts and explain when each type is used.

Support Materials Available

Student workbook, instructor guide.