PCI EHAP Workshop

When

Saturday, January 25, 2014
8:00am - 5:00pm

Overview

Electricity is a serious and widespread hazard to arborists. In fact, electricity causes about 30 percent of all fatalities in the tree care industry, making it the leading cause of worker fatalities.

Since even a street lamp circuit or phone line can be energized with enough voltage to kill, almost all arborists in the field have at least some exposure to this hazard. In fact, workers don't even have to touch a wire to be electrocuted - about half of all electrocution fatalities are the result of indirect contact. Tree branches and other conductive objects are an ever-present threat for the industry.

All arborists must be trained to recognize and avoid these electrical hazards. Qualified line-clearance arborists must have additional knowledge about electrical hazards and the special techniques used to work safely near electrical conductors.

Event Details

ContactJoe McMains
Phone(503) 777-5548
OrganizationPCI Waste and Recycling Equipment
InstructorDan Kallai
TCIA MaterialsYes
CEUsYes
PricingMember: $150.00
Non-Member: $150.00

Location & Directions

PCI Waste and Recycling Equipment
9180 SE 74th Avenue
Portland, OR 97206

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