Flashcards in Pole Climbing 16 Deck (26):
The safest type of pants to wear while pole climbing.
The minimum recommended length of a gaff is _____ inches?
A method to determine if your gaffs are properly shaped and sharpened.
A test to detect if a pole is rotten.
When belted on, your safety strap should be at a ___ degree angle.
Minimum points of contact when ascending or descending.
3 - 2 hands, 1 foot or 1 hands, 2 feet.
Recommended shirt to wear when climbing.
Long sleeved, 100% cotton with sleeves extended and buttoned.
Another option to wearing a long sleeve shirt.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
American National Standards Institute
Personal Protective Equipment
PPE to be worn when climbing.
Hard hats, safety glasses and gloves
A safety hard hat can absorb approximately ___% of the force of a blow?
Safety hard hats shall meet this ANSI standard.
Z89.1 type 1 or 2 with a Class E
Hard hats with a minimum ___" brim are recommended.
All safety glasses should meet this ANSI standard:
What kind of gloves should be worn when ascending or descending?
Leather or leather faced gloves with 4" gauntlets
To prevent injury, do not carry tools where?
within 2 inches of the center of your back
Maximum number of tool loops OSHA allows on the belt?
How far should belt attachments be from D-rings?
Body belt specification:
Where should the top of the climbers be when properly fitted?
About 2" below the side of the knee bone
Minimum length of a gaff.
A wood preservative, yellowish to brown substance, made from coal tar
3 pole tests to perform after FVD test.
Push testProd testSound test