Fort Walton Beach - Arborist Safety & Climbing Seminar

December 12, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


First Baptist Church FWB: Christian Life Center
21 First Street SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548

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Thursday, December 12, 2019
First Baptist Church of Fort Walton Beach: Christian Life Center
21 First Street SE   -   Fort Walton Beach, FL  32548

ISA: 6      BCMA: 6-M     Tree Wkr: 6


Come prepared to be outdoors for part of the day.  Bring your PPE (hard hat, eye protection, ear protection) for best outdoor viewing. In the event of rain, the workshop will stay indoors for the entire class. Remember to dress for your comfort level indoors as well; we cannot always control the room temperature at all locations.

8:00-8:30   Registration (breakfast items available)

8:30-9:30   Climber Safety and Electrical Hazards 
     Carson Smith
Learn important aspects of general climbing safety and an overview of electrical hazards in arboriculture.

9:30-10:30   Real A300: It Can Be Done 
     Rob Calley
We will explore the elusive capabilities triangle, its role in systemic pruning malpractice, and how we can integrate the A300 Pruning Standards into the real world.

10:30-10:45   Break
 (move outside)

10:45-12:00   Professional Tree Climbing 
     Rob Calley
In tree demonstrations will solidify safe climbing practices, movement in the crown, and work positioning.

12:00-12:45 Lunch 

12:45-1:45   Aerial Rescue
     Carson Smith
Steps to take to be prepared for an aerial rescue and demonstrations on safe techniques in relief of an injured climber.

1:45-2:45   Chainsaw Safety 
     Rob Calley
Being aware of safety precautions will not only protect you, but others around you.  This tool for arborists will be discussed from safety, proper use, to necessary maintenance for longer life.

2:45-3:00   Break 
(move inside)

3:00-4:00   Professionalism in Our Industry 
     Carson Smith

Recognizing the manner in which we conduct our work reflects upon the arbor care profession as a whole.  What steps can we take to maintain a positive image?

4:00 Adjourn and sign for CEUs

For More information, contact:
Florida Chapter ISA



GUEST OF MEMBER PRICE: $55 (up to 5 guests)

LATE FEE: add $20/person after online registration closes - registration must be phoned in

AT THE DOOR: all $90

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