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    • 08 Jul 2020
    • 8:00 AM (EDT)
    • 10 Jul 2020
    • 4:00 PM (EDT)
    • Delhi Telephone Company, 107 Main St, Delhi, NY 13753
    Registration is closed

    Pole Climbing 

    Agenda

    Course Outline

    July 8, 2020

    Day 1

    Lesson 1. Safety

    • Climbing Gear Inspection
    • Fitting and inspection of belts
    • Personal Protection Equipment
    • Fall Arrest Systems, BuckSqueeze
    • Electrical Hazards

    Lesson 2. Pole Climbing Techniques

    • Using Pole Climbing Gaffs
    • Three Point Contact Method
    • Belted Climbing
    • Climbing Maneuvers
    • Climbing to the 6 foot level
    • Practicing maneuvers

    Lesson 3. Fitting Climbing Gear

    • Body Belt
    • Climbers
    • Other Gear

    Day 2

    July 9, 2020

    Lesson 4. Pole Safety Inspection

    • Check Pole For Rot
    • Obstacles On Poles
    • Test out at the 12 foot level
    • Testing 12 foot level climbing and maneuvers

    Lesson 5. Work Area Assessment

    • Fall Hazards
    • Pedestrian And Automotive Traffic

    Lesson 6. Aerial Work Assignments

    • Using Hand Lines
    • Attaching Aerial Hardware

    Lesson 7. Ladders

    • Carrying Ladders
    • Raising And Lowering Ladders
    • Placing And Securing Ladders At Poles
    • Placing And Securing Ladder At Mid-Span
    • Using Ladders

    Day 3

    July 10, 2020

    Lesson 8. Student Evaluation and Certification

    • Climbing 12 foot and 18 foot poles
    • Evaluate all climbing maneuvers and techniques
    • Video taping of all final climbs

    Equipment Requirements

    (This apply's to our hands-on courses only)

    Please have attendees bring their PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

    -Boots

    -Gloves

    -Hardhat/Headgear

    -Long Sleeve Shirt

    -Climbers/Gaffs

    -Belt/Harness

    and any other gear is welcome.

    BTS always provides equipment to have a very successful Hands-On course. BTS also

    encourages all attendees to bring their own equipment to the course. This will provide

    attendees the opportunity to incorporate their own gear into the labs and gain valuable training

    using their specific equipment.


    • 26 Aug 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 28 Aug 2020
    • (EDT)
    • Hotel Saranac, Saranac Lake, NY
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    2020 NYSTA Annual Conference
        August 26-28, 2020
     Agenda


    August 26th - Wednesday

    11:45 - TBD - (Meet in lobby - picnic lunch included)

    11:30 - Lunch for Golfers at the Whiteface Golf Club & Resort

    12:15 - Shotgun Start - Golf at Whiteface Golf Club & Resort

    Sponsored By:   (Lunch Included)

    12:00 - Fishing Outing, Sponsored By: Latitude Telcom Consultants  (Meet in the hotel lobby - lunch Included)

    6:30 - 7:30 pm - Awards Dinner Reception, 

    7:30 - 9:00 pm - Awards Dinner, Sponsored By: Sprint, New York Relay

    August 27th - Thursday

    (Dress for the Meeting is Business Casual)

    7:00 AM - Breakfast & Registration Available

    8:30 AM - NYSTA Business Meeting:

    Chairman’s Report – Shana Macey

    President’s Report – Bob Puckett

    Treasurer’s Report – Robert Wrighter, Jr.

    Inspector’s of Election Report – Lou Silvestri and Don Snoop

    Committee Recognition – Shana Macey & Bob Puckett

    ITPA Scholarship Awards, Leslie Irwin

    9:30 am- Washington Update, Derrick Owens, WTA 

    10:15 am Break with the Associate Members -View Tabletop Displays

    10:45 am - Covid-19 for Providers and Busineses

    Moderator:  Glen Faulkner, Margaretville Tel.

    Panelists: Jim Becker

    12:15 - Lunch 

    1:00 pm - 5G - Jason Guzzo, Hudson Valley Wireless

    1:45 pm - Amy Catania, Historic Saranac Lake (Invited)

    2:30 pm - Afternoon Break with Associate Members 

    3:00 pm - Associate Member team building event TBD

    6:00 pm - Annual Banquet Reception

    7:00 pm - Annual Banquet

    8:30 pm - Incoming Chairman's Reception

    (Dress for the Annual Banquet is Semi-Formal)

    August 28th - Friday

    7:30 AM Breakfast

    8:30 – Regulatory Roundtable 

    Moderator:   Bob Puckett, NYSTA

    Panelists:     TBD

    10:15 Break 

    10:15- Telemedicine Roundtable

    Moderator:    Paul Westelcom

    Panelists:      Joe Weipert, Comtech Leavitt Insurance

                        Katy Cook, M.S., CTC, Project Manager, Telehealth

                        John Remmilard, President, Elizabethtown Community Hospital

    Noon: Adjournment

Past events

16 Jun 2020 Residential WiFi Installation & Troubleshooting
12 Dec 2019 Fall Safety Seminar
02 Oct 2019 NETS Telco/Carrier Registration Only
02 Oct 2019 NETS Vendor/Exhibitor Registration
03 Jun 2019 NYSTA 98th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament
18 Apr 2019 NYSTA Spring Safety Seminar
30 Jan 2019 2019 NYSTA -TANE Issues Forum
06 Jun 2018 NYSTA 97th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament
07 Nov 2017 Fall Safety Seminar
03 Oct 2017 NETS (Northeast Telecommunications Showcase) Co-Sponsored By the NYS Telecommunications Association and the Pennsylvania Telephone Association
20 Jun 2017 Accounting & Finance Committee Meeting
05 Jun 2017 NYSTA 96th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament
01 Feb 2017 2017 NYSTA -TANE Issues Forum
02 Nov 2016 2016 NYSTA Fall Safety Seminar
05 Jun 2016 NYSTA 95th Annual Conference and John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament
04 Apr 2016 2016 NYSTA Spring Safety Seminar
30 Oct 2014 2014 NYSTA Fall Safety Seminar
25 Sep 2014 NFOC-NETS
02 Jun 2014 48th Annual John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament - **Golf Only**
01 Jun 2014 NYSTA 93rd Annual Conference
21 Apr 2014 2014 NYSTA Spring Safety Seminar
04 Nov 2013 2013 NYSTA Fall Safety Seminar
03 Jun 2013 47th Annual John Seguine Memorial Golf Tournament - **Golf Only**
02 Jun 2013 NYSTA 92nd Annual Conference
15 Apr 2013 2013 NYSTA Spring Safety Seminar
26 Feb 2013 2013 NYSTA -TANE Issues Forum
22 Oct 2012 NETS (Northeast Telecommunications Showcase)
06 Jun 2011 NYSTA 90th Annual Conference
04 Apr 2011 2011 NYSTA Spring Safety Seminar
24 Feb 2011 2011 NYSTA -TANE Issues Forum
27 Oct 2010 NETS Registration
27 Oct 2010 NETS Sponsor Opportunities
07 Jun 2010 Each Attendee and Guest MUST Register Separately
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