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Wood Pole Testing: 3 Steps that Could Save Your Life (BB)

$ 49.00

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ACTIVITY DURATION: 15 - 20 MINUTES

Many lineworkers thing that rapping a hammer against a utility pole a couple of times is all that is needed to test a wood pole. As a result, every year workers are injured or killed when they pole they're working on collapses. This Utility Safety Brain Builder will detail OSHA's wood pole testing requirements (1910.269 App D, Subpart R)--as well as reveal how investing just a few minutes into properly inspecting and testing a wood utility pole can potentially save a utility worker's life.

YOUR TEAM WILL LEARN:

  • OSHA's 1910.269 App D, Subpart R requirements for testing and inspecting wood poles prior to working on them
  • Three steps to testing and inspecting a wood pole, including:
    • Checking that the pole matches up to the work project
    • Performing a visual inspection
    • Testing the pole for hidden dangers
  • The eight conditions to look for when visually inspecting a wood pole
  • How to perform the hammer test, prod test and rocking test

 

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