Introduction to Pruning, Basic Safety & PPE
Date(s): March 22, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM EST - 3:30 PM EST
For New Hires & Employees with Less than 2-years field experience ONLY
Thursday, March 22, 2018 (9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
Speaker: Matthew Van Blarcum, Horticulturist, Certified Arborist
Part 1 - Pruning: This session will cover several different types of cuts and pruning techniques, shaping and deadwood pruning, while developing an understanding of the importance of equipment management and sterilization. Hands-on practice will be offered; please bring your own hand pruners!
Part 2 – Safety and PPE: This session will cover a basic understanding of proper PPE, safety on the job sites, using proper communications, and basic safety rules while using common power equipment such as hedgers, power pole saws and small chain saws.
Supply, Growth Products, Member Insurance Solutions, Midwest Arborist Supply, Weingartz
Location: Bingham Center, 30800 Telegraph, Ste. 1751, Bingham Farms, MI 48025
Registration: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Class: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Members $89 Non-Members $119