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Electrical Hazard Training Certification

Electrical Hazard Training Certification

Make Sure Your Employees Know What it Means to Be Safe

This is a two day class with a minimum of 16 hours. This class is designed for municipal, urban forestry, or other tree care employees whose work requires a 10’ safety zone around energized wires. Completion of this class satisfies the requirements of OSHA 1910.331.

Please be aware that this class is not designed for tree workers who perform line clearance tree pruning, tree removal in proximity to wires, or brush re-clearing.

The prerequisites of this class are:

  • Ability to climb to 20’ with a rope and saddle or one year of experience in working from an aerial lift truck
  • Proof of CPR and first-aid training

In this class you will learn:

  • To identify electrical hazards
  • The concept of directional pruning
  • Current requirements of the latest ANSI Safety Standards
  • To identify typical electrical hardware and construction
  • Correct use of a chainsaw on the ground and aloft
  • To tie 10 common knots used in tree care
  • Correct pruning techniques in proximity to electrical hazards

In order to pass, you must:

  • Pass tests at the end of each chapter of the textbook
  • Perform a safe aerial rescue

Upon completion of this class, you’ll receive:

  • A one-year certification from ACRT Arborist Training for Electrical Hazard Training
  • ACRT Arborist Training’s Electrical Hazard Training textbook
  • ANSI Z133 Safety Standards
  • Wallet identification card for electrical hazard training
  • ISA Continuing Education Units (CEUs), if requested

If you’re interested in this class, please contact Annissa May for pricing details at (800) 622-2562 x 229 or

Our Course Teaches You to Recognize the Importance of Safety Around Electrical Hazards

ACRT Arborist Training  is the premier arborist training school in the country. Our classes are taught by experienced industry professionals, and we’re dedicated to making the industry safer one individual at a time.

If you’re interested in becoming a part of our training team, we’d love to hear from you. We’re always looking for interested individuals to join our staff and help pass on the importance of safety and education in the tree care industry. Learn more about our open positions here.

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