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Book - Groundie

Book - Groundie
SKU: BK-GRNDISBN: 978-0-9726679-2-0
  • USUALLY SHIPS: 1 - 2 Days
  • Made in the United States of America!

Product Description

GROUNDIE is the perfect book for the beginning tree worker. Part training manual, employee handbook, and even travel guide, this book will walk the reader--step-by-step--through a typical day of production tree work. From the shop to the jobsite, all the skills necessary to becoming a successful ground worker are covered in detail. Along with a helmet and chaps, this book should be put in the hands of all newly hired ground workers by their employer or crew leaders.

  • Operating and maintaining chainsaws
  • Identifying jobsite hazards and obstacles
  • Installing climbing and rigging lines in the tree
  • Tying the ten "must know" knots for tree work
  • Helping the climber by "running the ropes" and managing the work area
  • Felling, limbing and bucking up trees
  • Operating a wood chipper
  • Proper jobsite cleanup


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