Fri, Oct 30


Zoom Meeting

Understanding a Crane - Virtual Training

Join us for this virtual video course where you will learn as if in a classroom setting. PowerPoint will be presented and then a video of actual crane removal will be watched. The instructor will be available to answer questions via chatbox. Instructor Todd Kramer - Kramer Tree Specialists

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Understanding a Crane - Virtual Training

Time & Location

Oct 30, 2020, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM CDT

Zoom Meeting

About the Event

This course will train workers on the proper use of a mobile crane while performing arborist tasks.   

The first session will be taught using PowerPoint and the filming portion will show part of the tree being removed using a Stick Crane.  Attendees will be able to use a chat box to ask questions during the entire training.

All information in accordance with all ANSI Z133 & OSHA standards.

Topics to be covered include –

-      Job site & crane setup, reading/understanding crane charts & capabilities

-      Rigging gear and techniques focused on “center of gravity rigging”

-      Cutting techniques for the best outcome

-      Work positioning

Instructor:  Instructor: Todd Kramer - Kramer Tree Specialists

Training & Performance Manager

ISA Certified Arborist IL-1189AT, CTSP #039

NOTE:   Workbooks are not included in the price after October 15th.  If you want to purchase the workbook you must contact   Also please note that the time of day is Central Standard Time


Training provided by Oak Bros Tree Care through a TCIA ASTI Grant Program.

Filming provided by Chad and April Toney and thanks to Cantigny Park for hosting.

For more information or to register click the link below.

For more information contact Peggy Drescher - or 630-917-8733





  • Crane Training Virtual Course


    Registration to attend via Zoom Meeting - Link will be sent out 1 week in advance






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