EHAP Workshop

When

Thursday, March 6, 2014
8:00am - 4:30pm

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.

Registration begins at 7:30 AM
Lunch is included
Register Early. Attendance limited to 50

Event Details

Event WebsiteRegister Now
ContactTCIA
Phone(800) 733-2622
OrganizationTCIA
InstructorJeff Thierbach, CTSP
TCIA MaterialsYes
CEUsYes
PricingMember: $100.00
Non-Member: $125.00

Location & Directions

Elkhart Environmental Center
1717 East Lusher Avenue
Elkhart, IN 46516

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