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University of Illinois Extension Service employee Ed Billingsley takes InFocus on a journey through the woods to discuss tree stand safety. Proper harness techniques and other strap guidelines are emphasized as necessities a hunter should learn before a hunt. Safety measures examined include: always wearing a safety belt, testing the fit of the harness strap under weight, emergency procedures, and the importance of making sure that a safety belt is secure. Billingsley presents additional tips, such as sitting positions and overall stand safety, to ensure a more successful, comfortable, and safe hunting experience.
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