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Bilingual Tree Worker Workshop – English Track

March 4, 2016 @ 7:30 am - 4:30 pm


It is time for the 7th Annual Bilingual Tree Worker Safety Workshop in San Antonio. Come learn from industry leaders such as world renowned Dr. John Ball from SDSU, Eduardo Medina from Davey Tree, Carlos Llanos from Columbia, Tim Jackson from Davey Tree in San Antonio, and Fernando Figueroa from Curve Appeal/OSHA consultant.

 We will discuss professionalism in arboriculture, accident prevention, what to do prior to EMS arrival, pruning and oak wilt. There will be outdoor demonstrations on chipper and chainsaw safety, best management practices prior to EMS arrival, and tree pruning. We hope to see you there!

Space is limited so register today!
5.25 CEU’s

Click here to register for the English language track

7:30-8:30 Registration

8:30-8:50 Introduction: Moderator- Mark Peterson SAWS, Moderator- Mark Duff TFS

9:00 -12:00 Tree Care Safety
Dr. John Ball, South Dakota State University
Eduardo Medina, CA, Davey Tree Experts/Trainer

BREAK 10:15- 10:30

LUNCH 12 noon Catered BBQ

12:30-1:00 Job Briefing
Eduardo Medina– CA, Davey Tree Experts/Trainer

1:15 – 3:45 Outside Demonstrations

Initial First Aid Prior to Arrival of EMS- San Antonio Fire Department
Chainsaw Safety – Tim Jackson, CA- Davey Tree
Pruning – Eduardo Medina, CA- Davey Tree
Chipper Safety- Dr. John Ball

 4:00- 4:30 Booker Arradondo, CA- Debriefing/Raffle/Certificates

Taller de Suguridad para Trabajadores de Árboles

Se aproxima el Septimo Taller Bilingue de Seguridad Para Trabajadores de Árboles en San Antonio.   Vengan a aprender con los expertos en la industria tal como el famoso Dr. John Ball – experto en la industria de la seguridad en la arboricultura,  Eduardo Medina de Davey Tree desde Chicago, Carlos Llanos de Colombia y Fernando Figueroa de la compania Curve Appeal y consultor de la OSHA.

Temas incluyen el profesionalismo en la arboricultura, prevención de accidentes, que hacer ántes la llegada de la ambulancia, técnicas de la poda y el marchitamiento del encino.  Habrán demostraciones de seguridad de motosierras y de astilladoras, temas de primeros auxilios y poda de árboles.   Esperamos verlos allí.

(Click here to register for the Spanish language track)


San Antonio Arborists Association


City of Schertz Civic Center
1400 Schertz Parkway
Schertz, 78154
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