As a courtesy to our attendees, TCIA submits our program to various industry organizations for CEU approval prior to the show. Tree Demo’s earn 1 ISA CEU and 1 CTSP CEU.
North American Training Solutions (NATS) Tree Demos:
- Aerial Chainsaw Safety and Cutting Techniques
- Technical Tree Climbing: Mechanical Advantage Systems
- Utility Arboriculture Insulated Tools for Line Clearance Operations
- Human Performance for Arboriculture Professionals
Friday, November 5th
10:30 am – Safety, Be Deliberate | Melissa LeVangie Ingersoll
Being safe is a choice, a mindset; it’s not a “done deal” that you’re safe after you’ve been trained. Melissa will show you how to be more deliberate about safety.
12 pm – Improve Your Skills | Dan Holliday
What skills do you need as a climber? Check out this session to gain a bit of insight into how Dan moves through the tree.
1:15 pm – Urban Rigging: Problem Solving for Problem Tree Work | Lawrence Schultz
While protocol when approaching any tree is the same, the flow and subsequent strategy can be much different. We will take an in-depth look at the extenuating circumstances one might find in the concrete jungle and how to proceed safely.
2:30 pm – Multiple Lanyards, Using Your Third Hand | Mike Tilford and Ryan Torccicolo
Learn about the potential of work positioning lanyards to safely navigate canopy work. These trainers will utilize multiple lanyard systems to show advantages and disadvantages to each system for effective body positioning.
Saturday, November 6th
9 am – Aerial Rescue/Rescate Aéreo (español) | Erick Palacios presented in Spanish
Join us at the tree to share aerial rescue tips and techniques including tree access and rescue systems, rescue near electrical conductors, and how to avoid becoming a second victim. The Z133.3 aerial rescue flowchart is woven throughout this presentation which culminates with a live aerial rescue demonstration.
Únase a nosotros en el árbol para compartir consejos y técnicas de rescate aéreo, incluidos sistemas de rescate y acceso a árboles, rescate cerca de conductores eléctricos y cómo evitar convertirse en una segunda víctima. El diagrama de flujo de rescate aéreo Z133.3 se entreteje a lo largo de esta presentación que culmina con una demostración de rescate aéreo en vivo.
11 am – Choosing Your Anchor Points | Phil Kelley
Phil will demonstrate how picking the right anchor point will greatly improve your climbing route and overall efficiency.