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Safety Equipment Inspection Requirements

What is equipment inspection? The periodic and regular checking & documenting of equipment’s condition.   What equipment needs to be inspected? All PPE (personal protective equipment). Anything that is used as life support or for holding loads such as harnesses, ropes, ascenders, descenders, fall arrest devices, carabiners etc.   Why should I get my equipment…

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Red Bull Branched Out 2019

History The Red Bull Branched Out competition has been running for 3 years, each year being held in Australia. The first year it took place in Balranald, Victoria, last year was in Wellington, New South Wales and this year’s event is in Kapunda, South Australia. Climbers travel from all around the world to take part…

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Incoming Solidur Clothing

Solidur INFINITY Super Stretch Chainsaw Trousers Conform to EN381-5 Class 1 Type / Design Type A Low bulk 5 layer protective material. Coolmax® lining for comfort Armortex® Kevlar® reinforcement to knees and right thigh Teflon® Shield+ waterproof and oil/dirt repellant coating Cordura® protection for vulnerable areas Zip detachable gaiters with hooks for tick protection and…

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Facebook Competition

Tree Care Machinery recently ran a Facebook competition over the course of two weeks that allowed participants the chance to win a brand new Protos Integral Arborist Helmet valued at $465. We were only able to pick one winner but after receiving so many great photo entries, we thought it would be a good idea…

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Bandit Rope Shear Device

Brush feeding into a chipper has the potential to snag either winch cables equipped with the chipper itself or, separately, climbers’ ropes found in the gear of tree care professionals and pull either of them into the rotating chipper knives. You must exercise extreme caution to prevent this because the knives can grab and pull…