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2021 Arborist Seminars | 2 Locations, 2 Courses

July 16, Marysville, WA | August 27, Tacoma, WA

Arborist Training is Back!

Our annual Arborist Seminars are back in action. We are back after our cancellation of last years seminar due to COVID-19 to bring you TWO Arborist Seminars. In 2021 we will host two seminars, the first at our new Marysville store and the second in Tacoma, Washington (location TBD). 

Vermeer Northwest’s first Arborist Seminar will be held at our brand-new Marysville store in Marysville, Washington on July 16, 2021. This seminar will cover Advanced Climbing and SRS Systems trainings. Come learn some new skills or advance your knowledge with Bram Granger, an ISA Certified Arborist with 16 years of experience. 

Learn safe work procedures for popular technical work at height systems, gain an understanding of the advantages and limitations of SRS while maintaining and following safe work practices and legislation pertaining to fall protection. 

Our second Arborist Seminar will be a bilingual course taught by Tyler Zuniga. Tyler has 16 years of experience in the industry and aides his course with bilingual instruction. This course will be held on August 27, 2021 in Tacoma, Washington. Earn CEU’s while taking a course covering Ground Skills and Aerial Support. Learn or brush up on your ground skills and aerial skills. Bring your work crew and learn how to communicate effectively from the ground to the climber in the tree. Learn job site safety techniques and much more. 

Ticket sales will be online only and there will be no sign-ups at the day of the event. Tickets are $110.00 per seminar and include a full day of training, a catered lunch, and will give each participant CEU’s per seminar to apply towards their ISA Certifications. Each seminar provides attendees with 6.5 ISA CEU’s to apply towards their ISA Certifications.

Technical Tree Climbing
Stationary Rope Systems

Marysville, July 16

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course will provide participants with training in the use of specialized equipment and techniques employed in Stationary Rope Systems (SRS). Safe work procedures for popular technical work at height systems are demonstrated and practiced. Attendees will gain an understanding of the advantages and limitations of SRS while maintaining and following safe work practices and legislation pertaining to fall protection. Participants will be educated in applicable forces on anchor points, redirects and tie off methods for tree climbing systems.

APPLICABLE STANDARDS

This course meets the ANSI/ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as ANSI Z133, Z359, and CSA Z259.

DETAILS

Lunch will be provided

Training provider: North American Training Solutions

Grounds Skills and
Aerial Support

Tacoma, August 27

Registration $110. | 6.5 CEUs

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is designed to train tree worker support staff to understand the very important role they play in overall job site safety and accident prevention. In addition to clean up, chipping of brush and cutting of firewood, they are responsible for assisting climbers or bucket operators in often very technical and serious rigging, removal and pruning operations. A strong focus on risk management, safe and ergonomic work practices is demonstrated and practiced in this course.

APPLICABLE STANDARDS

This course meets the ANSI/ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as OSHA 1910.269 and ANSI Z133.

DETAILS

Lunch will be provided

Training provider: North American Training Solutions