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Basic Training for Ground Operations DVD
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  • Basic Training for Ground Operations DVD
CEUs are available for this product.

Basic Training for Ground Operations DVD and workbook


  • Item #: DVD1527
  • Member Price: $119.95(US Dollars)
  • Non-member Price: $149.95(US Dollars)
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Produced collaboratively by ISA and The Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA), this training series was created to improve the safety, productivity, and morale of field crew personnel responsible for ground operations. The DVD set and workbook combination provide a comprehensive educational tool with CEU exams and answers sheets. You can earn a total of five CEUs* toward ISA recertification upon successful completion (at least 80% accuracy on ISA-graded exams). (©2000, each lesson approx. 15 min.)

5 CEUs (A, U, T, M, L, Bp)

Basic Training for Ground Operations in Tree Care lessons include:

    An Orientation to the Arboriculture Profession - Introduces new employees to the tree care profession. Discusses key safety issues and the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to prepare workers for ground operations. (1.0 CEU*)

    Vehicle Safety - Explains pre-trip preparation and safety inspections for trucks and chippers. Addresses safe driving, parking, and vehicle/equipment operations requirements. (1.0 CEU*)

    Job Planning & Preparation - Provides instruction on the key elements in job planning and preparation, including site inspection, worksite hazard identification, work plan development and job briefing, and emergency preparedness. (1.0 CEU*)

    Working Safely and Efficiently - Covers issues relevant to ground work, such as preparing equipment and gear, controlling traffic, sequencing work, and supporting climbers. (1.0 CEU*)

    Brush Chipper Operation & Maintenance - Reviews preventive maintenance checks and discusses methods for towing the chipper, preparing for use, gathering and feeding brush into the chipper, and performing maintenance in the field. (1.0 CEU* )

*These CEUs may be earned only once during the life of your certification.

Additional workbooks may be purchased separately.

Also available in Spanish.

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