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Back by Popular Demand !

Electrical Hazard Awareness
Available On-Demand : January 1 – February 28 , 2022
This three-part series was offered in June 2021 , which was not great timing for members . We ’ re repeating the program with the hope that as many members as possible can benefit from this important safety training . The on-demand webinar covers a wide range of safety-related topics essential for arborists working near energized overhead power lines , presented by the tree care industry ’ s leading safety expert – Dr . John Ball .
Critical topics addressed in this webinar include :
• How electricity works and basic terminology
Current standards and regulations
Electrical hardware identification
Hazard assessment
• Estimating nominal voltage and the importance of doing so
Line clearance pruning practices to reduce exposure
• Recent incidents involving tree workers and electrical conductors
Emergency response to electrical contact incidents involving workers who are aloft
The webinar provides Electrical Hazard Awareness education in three 1-hour session . Completion of the course satisfies one major OSHA requirement for arborists working 10 feet or closer to energized conductors .
Dr . Ball will issue a Certificate of Attendance to participants who watch the full 3-hour course and complete the follow up quiz by February 28 , 2022 . Additional employer-verified proof of aerial rescue training and CPR / First Aid are required to fully meet OSHA ’ s EHAP certification standards .

It ’ s your business . We just make it safer .

We offer these services to improve your job-site safety and keep you OSHA compliant . Please mention if you are an MAA , TCIA and / or ISA member for valuable discounts and CEUs when booking !
• Mobile Crane Operator License Preparation
• Bucket Truck Operator Safety
• Massachusetts Hoisting Engineer 1B License Preparation and Continuing Education
• Operator Qualifications
• On-site Equipment Inspections
• Online Safety Management Portal for training & equipment records
Celebrating 20 Years in Business 2001-2021
To find out more , check out our website at www . cranes101 . com or call us at 866-788-7600

Happy Holidays

Wishing you every happiness this holiday season and throughout the coming year .
Registration Fees :
$ 79 / per person for MAA member firms and their employees
$ 129 / per person for Non-Members
If you have a group of 10 or more interested in this webinar series , contact the MAA office to register .