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Flashcards in Pole Climbing 16 Deck (26):
1

The safest type of pants to wear while pole climbing.

Straight-legged

2

The minimum recommended length of a gaff is _____ inches?

1-1/4"

3

A method to determine if your gaffs are properly shaped and sharpened.

Cut-out test

4

A test to detect if a pole is rotten.

Prod Test

5

When belted on, your safety strap should be at a ___ degree angle.

5

6

Minimum points of contact when ascending or descending.

3 - 2 hands, 1 foot or 1 hands, 2 feet.

7

Recommended shirt to wear when climbing.

Long sleeved, 100% cotton with sleeves extended and buttoned.

8

Another option to wearing a long sleeve shirt.

Kevlar sleeves

9

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

10

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

11

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

12

PPE to be worn when climbing.

Hard hats, safety glasses and gloves

13

A safety hard hat can absorb approximately ___% of the force of a blow?

75

14

Safety hard hats shall meet this ANSI standard.

Z89.1 type 1 or 2 with a Class E

15

Hard hats with a minimum ___" brim are recommended.

1/4

16

All safety glasses should meet this ANSI standard:

Z87.1

17

What kind of gloves should be worn when ascending or descending?

Leather or leather faced gloves with 4" gauntlets

18

To prevent injury, do not carry tools where?

within 2 inches of the center of your back

19

Maximum number of tool loops OSHA allows on the belt?

4

20

How far should belt attachments be from D-rings?

4 inches

21

Body belt specification:

OSHA 1910.268(G)(1)&(2)

22

Where should the top of the climbers be when properly fitted?

About 2" below the side of the knee bone

23

Minimum length of a gaff.

1.25"

24

A wood preservative, yellowish to brown substance, made from coal tar

Creosote

25

3 pole tests to perform after FVD test.

Push testProd testSound test

26

Inspect your gaffs with a gaff guage this often

Monthly

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