Skills & Safety Arena

Brought to you by North American Training Solutions
Healthy Team. Safer Workplace. Optimize Productivity.


Pick up some new skills and compete for valuable prizes in a safe and interactive learning environment right on the expo floor. North American Training Solutions (NATS) – the leading safety education and training organization for green industry skilled trades – will be facilitating a packed program on all three days, giving attendees the opportunity to try out state-of-the-art equipment and techniques that keep an industrial athlete in top performance condition. Join in!

In addition to practical training sessions, our certified NATS Instructors welcome audience participation in excit- ing competitions and demos. If you're interested, please head to the Arena at 9:00 a.m. each morning to sign up for specific events. All events are first-come, first-served and there are limited slots available. 

 

Open to all registered attendees (ALL ACCESS and EXPO pass)
Sessions run about 45 - 50 minutes.
Safety training credit is available.

 

Wednesday, November 29

10:00 a.m. Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques
12:00 noon Technical Tree Climbing
1:30 p.m. Arborist Technical Rigging
3:00 p.m. Emergency Response & First Aid in the Green Industry

 

Thursday, November 30

10:00 a.m. Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques
12:00 noon Technical Tree Climbing
1:30 p.m. Arborist Technical Rigging
3:00 p.m. Health & Wellness for Green Industry Professionals

 

Friday, December 1

10:00 a.m. Chainsaw Safety & Cutting Techniques
12:00 noon Technical Tree Climbing
1:30 p.m. Arborist Technical Rigging

 


Our certified NATS Instructors welcome assistance from other trained professionals for demonstrations and competitions. If you’re interested in assisting, please head to the Arena at 9:00 a.m. each morning to sign up.

Skills & Safety Arena Leaders

Ed Carpenter BS, AS, NATS, MCA, CEAS 
Amanda Carpenter PT, DPT, CProT, CEAS 

Ed's 20+ years of industry experience and intuition for safer work practices, combined with Amanda's expertise in the science and practice of biomechanics and ergonomics, make them the perfect brother/sister duo to lead a dynamic team of NATS Instructors and other presenters who will deliver skills, safety and wellness education at GROWS.

 

 




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