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Follow these tips for tree stand safety

LINCOLN – A tree stand is a basic tool of many archery deer hunters. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission urges hunters to use the equipment safely in order to have a memorable and successful hunt. Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator Wendy Horine suggests hunters follow these tips to hunt safely using a tree stand: — Always use a fall arrest system rated for your personal weight. “Ropes or other homemade devices should never be used as a substitute for a …

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Follow These Steps to Tree Stand Safety

LINCOLN – A tree stand is a basic tool of many deer hunters. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission urges hunters to use the stands safely in order to have a memorable and successful hunt. Most tree stand accidents are caused by carelessness and can be avoided by following these tips: — Wear a full-body harness and attach yourself to the tree from the time you are on the ground before climbing into the stand, until you are back on …

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Game and Parks Urges Hunters Use Approved Tree Stand Equipment

LINCOLN, Neb. – Tree stand use by hunters in Nebraska is on the rise. So is the number of injuries from the use of tree stands. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission encourages people who hunt from an elevated stand to use a full body harness/fall-arrest system approved by the Treestand Manufacturers Association (TMA). Injuries can occur when a hunter falls out of a tree stand or slips while climbing into or out of one. Mike Streeter, hunter education coordinator …

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