Crane Safety Climber School

Our Crane Safety Climber School will be held April 12th-14th, 2018, at Centre Square Park, 1527 Yost Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422. This course offers hands-on training to give climbers real world experience and familiarity with rigging and cutting techniques used in crane and knuckleboom removals.

Instructors include: Pete Nieves-Sosa (The Crane Man, Inc.), Angelo Emma (The Crane Man, Inc.), Jim Roach (John B. Ward & Co.), Fraser Lay (The Tree Man), Mike Teti (Custom Climber Services), Mike Livingston (Shreiner Tree Care), Rick Yoos (Yoos Crane Service), Shawn Rowley (TreeWorks), Daniel Lawton (Lawton Tree Care), Paul Biester (Tree Awareness), Derrick Martin (Goods Tree Care), Chris Girard (Girard Tree Service), Rob Thigpen (Modern Arborist), "Nice Guy" Dave Stice (WesSpur, Ascension Group), Dave Swirsding (Lift Techs).

Credits offered: 19.5 CTSP credits, 21 ISA CEU's. The registration fee for the class is $500 (includes course materials, lunch, refreshments). Enrollment is limited, and pre-registration is required. Participants must have at least 2 years climbing experience. Please contact Kimberly Nieves-Sosa for more information at 215-996-1033, or by email at

You can also stay updated on The Crane Man, Inc. Facebook page.

Class is full! Registration is now closed!

Required Gear For Course

Sponsor Donation

***Class begins Thursday April 12th at 8am. Please be on time.

Nearby Hotel Information:

Hyatt House Philadelphia/Plymouth Meeting
501 E Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401
(610) 313-9990

Normandy Farm Hotel and Conference Center
1401 Morris Rd, Blue Bell, PA 19422
(215) 616-8500

DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Philadelphia West
640 Fountain Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 834-8300

Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Plymouth Meeting
651 Fountain Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 238-0695

​SpringHill Suites by Marriott Philadelphia Plymouth Meeting​
430 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 940-0400

Extended Stay America - Philadelphia - Plymouth Meeting
437 Irwins Ln, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
(610) 260-0488

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