Blake Duval, CTSP demonstrates how to safely perform a climber crane tie-in. Before putting a saddle on and getting right to work, you must make equipment inspection part of the job. Equipment gets inspected every time before use. That frees the mind to then start thinking about the work on hand that day without wondering about the gear. Click here, to read the article.
Blake Duval is a Certified Treecare Safety Professional (CTSP), a Certified Arborist and operations manager for the Meredith, New Hampshire, office of Chippers, Inc., an accredited, 22-year TCIA member company with offices in Vermont and New Hampshire.
Qualified Arborists must only use a crane to be hoisted into a tree after determining that it is the safest or only feasible way to access the tree and/or perform the work.