Tree Climbers DR-1

SP501

Tree climbers are used to climb the trees performing various works at heights e.g. during gathering fruits or seeds.

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1. Destination

Tree climbers are used to climb the trees performing various works at heights e.g. during gathering fruits or seeds.

2. Construction

 Hook with stirrup

 Spike

 Guard pad

 Strap

3. Installation

To put on the tree climber place the stirrup under a sole of your boot next to the heel.The spike should be situated on the inner side of a foot.

Tree climber should be tightly fastened to the leg by two straps, under the ankle and on the calf.

4. Climbing a tree

The tree climbers have to be used with additional protection against falling (full body harness with fall arrester) and slipping down (safety belt with a lanyard wrapped around the tree).

Climbing up or down the trunk with each step we should strongly drive spike into the tree (removing falling bark) and carry body weight by degrees.The steps shouldn’t be longer than 20 - 30 cm.

5. Maintenance and storage

After work the tree climbers should be cleaned from a mud and resin.  After cleaning control the climbers condition.

If the straps are wet they should be dried in room temperature. Don’t allow to crack the straps.

6. Safety conditions

A. Climbers have to be used by person trained in working on height.

B. Before each using we should pay special attention to the condition of the tree climbers and straps.

C. Used up or damaged straps should be changed with new straps supplied by tree climbers manufacturer.

D. It is not allowed to sharpen blunt spike.

E. It is recommended to limit climbing on the hard trees like beech, oak, hornbeam because of premature blunting of the spike.

F. It is recommended to make annual detailed visual inspection of used tree climbers. The tree climbers must be out of service if any cracks or deformations appeared. 

G. The tree climbers should be stored away from damp and caustic exhalations.

H. The tree climbers can be used only by a person of weight up to 100 kg.

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