ERIC Number: ED346252
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Tree Worker's Manual. [Revised.]
Lilly, S. J.
This manual acquaints readers with the general operations of the tree care industry. The manual covers subjects important to a tree worker and serves as a training aid for workers at the entry level as tree care professionals. Each chapter begins with a set of objectives and may include figures, tables, and photographs. Ten chapters are included: (1) the tree service industry; (2) clothing, equipment, and tools; (3) the tree workers; (4) basic tree anatomy; (5) pruning; (6) climbing and working in the tree; (7) aerial lifts; (8) tree identification; (9) identification and treatment of tree problems; and (10) other tree care operations. The manual contains two appendices: first aid procedures and scientific and common names of selected common plants of North America. A glossary and index are included. (NLA)
Descriptors: Agronomy, Botany, Clothing, Entry Workers, Equipment, First Aid, Forestry, Hand Tools, Hydraulics, Instructional Materials, Machine Tools, Occupational Safety and Health, Plant Identification, Plant Pathology, Postsecondary Education, Trees
Ohio Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service, 254 Agricultural Administration Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1010.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Agricultural Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.
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