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Sarasota - Arborist Safety & Climbing Seminar

December 6, 2019 | 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location

Ringling Museum: Administrative Building
5401 Bay Shore Road
Sarasota, FL 34234

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This is an upcoming seminar offered by the ISA Florida Chapter: 

CEUs:
ISA: 6      BCMA: 6-M     Tree Wkr: 6

AGENDA

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.

SPANISH TRANSLATION WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE SARASOTA LOCATION.

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

8:30-9:30   Climber Safety and Electrical Hazards 
(indoor)  
     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 
(indoor)
     Apollo O’Neil
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 
(outdoor)
     Apollo O’Neil
In tree demonstrations will solidify safe climbing practices, movement in the crown, and work positioning.

12:00-12:45 Lunch 
(provided)

12:45-1:45   Aerial Rescue
 (outdoor) 
     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 
 (outdoor)
     Apollo O’Neil
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 
(indoor
     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

Contact:

Jan
Florida Chapter ISA
941-342-0153
jan@floridaisa.org 
Cost:

NON ISA MEMBER PRICE:  $65

ISA MEMBER PRICE:   $55

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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