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Event Details

Remote Attendance: Electrical Hazard Awareness Training

Date: December 10, 2019
Location: Online, , , UNITED STATES
Organizer: Pacific Northwest Chapter of ISA
Description: This REMOTE WORKSHOP will be held ONLINE. Instructions to access the online meeting room will be sent via email 10-14 days prior to the workshop. We will use the email address you provide during registration. Gather a group at work and watch together. Every person taking the online workshop will need to register and watch for the duration of the event to receive CEUs.

An IN-PERSON WORKSHOP held in Seattle, Washington is also available. You can enroll via this page:
Arborists need to be aware of potential electrical hazards in their work environment. Tree care brings arborists in close contact with energized power lines and equipment that have the potential for serious injury and fatalities. This training is for tree care professionals who want to avoid deadly encounters and other negative consequences with electricity. Keep your crew safe with electrical hazard awareness training.

The following topics are reviewed in this training:

O.S.H.A. / A.N.S.I. Standards and Regulations
First Aid and CPR (review)
Electrical Theory
Electrical Accidents
Dielectric Tools and Equipment
Voltage Identification
Demonstration of safe work practices

A certificate of completion will be issued to those who attend the workshop and successfully complete the quiz at the end.

Location: Online
Times are listed in Pacific Standard Time

8:00am – 10:00am, OSHA and ANSI, electrical terminology and definitions
10:00am – 10:15am, Break
10:15am – 12:00pm, How electricity is generated and delivered, recognizing system hardware and voltage
12:00pm – 12:45pm, Lunch
12:45pm – 2:00pm, How electricity effects the body, contact, step potential
2:00pm – 2:15pm, Break
2:15pm – 3:30pm, Safe work practices and procedures, use of dielectric equipment
3:30pm – 3:45pm, Break
3:45pm – 4:30pm, Testing


Philip Kelley is a lead climber and instructor. He has 26 years in the industry and is a Past President of the Georgia Arborist Association and has been a Certified Arborist since 2000. He is a judge for the ISA North American Tree Climbing Championship and ISA Aerial Rescue International Tree Climbing Championship. He was an instructor with North American Training Solutions. He is a contract climber and owner of Samara Tree Preservation and Training since 2014.

Philip is an ISA Certified Arborist, Certified Instructor for Tree Worker/Climber specialist, Aerial Rescue Technician, Line clearance tree trimmer, Electrical Hazard Awareness, Aerial Lift Specialist, Hazard Tree Assessment, Tree Dynamics and Integrated Risk Assessor, Advanced Chainsaw Safety Cutting & Felling Techniques. He was a part of the NATS Instructor Intensive Training in 2009, 2015, Chainsaw Train the Trainer in 2014, and Vitality Summit in 2016.
Contact Name: Margo Thorp
Contact Phone: 8003354391
Contact Email:

Seats Available: 100
CEUs available: Yes

Start Date: 8:00 AM, December 10, 2019
End Date: 4:30 PM, December 10, 2019

Address: Online
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