Tree trimming operations require climbing, pruning and felling trees. Hand and portable power tools such as loppers, trimmers and chainsaws make the necessary cuts. Aerial lifts and chippers bring workers to the right height and clean up the worksite. All of these activities have the potential to be extremely hazardous. This course covers safety precautions for tree trimming. Ideal learners are employees who participate in tree trimming operations.
By the end of this course, you will be able to:
- State the common hazards of tree trimming
- Describe what you can do to avoid these hazards