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Technical Climbing (NATS & ACTC)

  • December 07, 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Phoenix

Technical Tree Climbing MRS/SRS



December 7, 2019

8:00am - 4:30pm


Location:  Phoenix AZ





This is a hands-on class! Equipment Requirements: Participants are required to bring personal protective equipment and climbing gear.


Course Description:

This course will provide participants with training in the use of specialized

equipment and techniques employed in Moving Rope Systems (MRS) and Stationary Rope Systems (SRS). Safe work procedures for popular technical work at height systems are demonstrated and practiced.


Attendees will gain an understanding of the advantages and limitations of MRS and SRS while maintaining and following safe work practices and legislation pertaining to fall protection. Participants will be educated in applicable forces on anchor points, re-directs and tie-off methods for tree climbing systems. Specific topics include:

  • Safety and Risk Assessment
  • Personal Protective Apparel and Equipment
  • Ropes, Lanyards, Tails, Slings, Splices and Stitches
  • Identifying, Establishing and Securing Anchorages
  • Throwline Application, Techniques and Rope Installation
  • Tree Climbing Work Practices

Applicable Standards: This course meets the ANSI / ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as ANSI Z133 & Z359 and CSA Z259.


Age of Majority: Each participant must be over the age of majority in the state in which the course is being held.


Cancellation Policy: 30 or more days in advance: full refund; 29-14 days in advance: 50% cancellation penalty; 13-0 days in advance: 100% cancellation penalty; no-shows: no refund.




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