NEC-ISA Workshop - Advanced Arborist Rigging

8:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.

Location:

Vermeer Northeast
224 South Street
Hopkinton, MA
United States

Number of CEUs

6

COURSE IS FULL - CONTACT HEATHER LEFF TO BE PLACED ON THE WAIT LIST

The New England Chapter ISA is pleased to be able to offer advanced rigging. Earn 6 ISA CEUs, learn the ins and outs of arborist rigging, from risk management to compound rigging, in an indoor environment.  All this for just $65 per person. This  demonstration course is built for up to 80 participants and is being taught by North American Training Solutions.

AGENDA
Advanced Technical Rigging

Safety and Risk Management

  • Integrated risk assessment, tree dynamics and prescribed work risk
  • Communication system
  • Establishment of work zones and drop zones
  • Emergency response and readiness

Physics and Dynamics

  • Dynamic load vectors, angles of incidence, force, mass, and impact
  • Reactive forces and system load analysis and interpretation
  • Tree Dynamics, System Dynamics, Force Management

Lines Slings and Rope Tools

  • Line selection, care and maintenance
  • Elasticity, tensile strengths, bend radius, working load, factor of safety
  • Slings for lowering, balancing and lifting
  • Compliant interface, terminations and attachments

Knots, hitches, prussics and terminology

  • Bight, bend, loop, turn & round turn, tail, lead, fall, standing parts, working & running end
  • Rigging knots and hitches: figure 8, slip knot, cow hitch, timberhitch, running bowline, half hitch, clove hitch, single/double sheet bend, girth hitch, English prusiks, French prusiks, kleimheist and krutzelkleim
  • Select and match sling size and construction to rope diameter

Rigging equipment

  • Fiddle blocks, blocks, pulleys, connecting links, selection, care and use
  • Ratcheting or winching lowering/lifting devices features and benefits
  • Rigging Bone and knotless rigging
  • Specialized devices, tools, and equipment

Compound rigging techniques and planning

  • Planning work and working plan, teamwork and communication
  • Cutting techniques, bore/plunge cut, mis-match, lift notch, and v-notch
  • Rigging systems, balancing, lifting, drifting, sliding and travelling, multiblock rigging and benefits
  • Rigging equipment set-up, stowage, and operation

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST AND LUNCH WILL BE SERVED

      MEMBER - $65 NON-MEMBER $100*

       *Includes one-year membership to the New England Chapter ISA (a $35 value).

      Register here.

      Questions? 
      Contact Heather Leff
      New England Chapter ISA
      978-844-0441
      [email protected]