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Climbers' Corner

Climbers' Corner

Aerial Rescue Using Single-Rope Technique
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
12:15 PM — 1:00 PM
Trade Show Floor
A, T, L, Bp

Presenter Information

    • Edgar Carpenter

      Ed Carpenter, BS, AS, NATS Certified Instructor, Certified Arborist, CEAS As owner of C.O.R.Ergonomic Solutions, Ed Carpenter leads the company in its mission to reduce debilitating musculoskeletal disorders among athletes working and playing in the vertical realm. Ed has developed an integrated approach to educational injury-prevention, where health and wellness can be implemented on the job site, instead of in the gym.  Ed holds a BS in urban forestry from University of Massachusetts, Amherst and an AS in arboriculture from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture Amherst, MA and is a lead instructor and Northeast Operations manager for North American Training Solutions (NATS). Ed has been working in trees all his life. The physical challenges of working and playing in extreme environments are intense and Ed knows all to well, how a single injury can change a worker’s life forever, witnessing from a young age his father’s near death injuries, while working in the woods.
      CorErgonomic Solutions, Douglas, MA, United States
    • Dwayne Neustaeter

      Dwayne Neustaeter is president, curriculum programmer and lead instructor of Arboriculture Canada Training & Education Ltd., an organization focusing on meeting the training and business needs of arborists and related industries.  Dwayne’s background and experience complement his current activities of program development, workbook writing and development and testing in the field.  He instructs classes and seminars on safety and a wide range of skills for arborists around the world.  Dwayne has over 20 years experience in the tree care and related industries, focusing on total tree care operations, instruction and testing at a post-secondary level and lastly with instruction, program development & certification with private training businesses.

      Dwayne has been involved in ownership and management of businesses for over 20 years.  He is passionate about helping organizations in the green industry with management issues such as:  team building, standard operating procedures, occupational hazard compliance, and strengthening business practices that will serve to improve the bottom line and minimize risks.  Dwayne’s dynamic presentation style will inspire and motivate business operators to go back to their businesses with renewed energy and practical action steps.  As the SCA President, International Tree Climbing Competition Operations Chair, past-president of the ISA Prairie Chapter and past member of multiple ISA Committee’s, he remains involved in associations and committees across North America to give back to the industry and continue learning.

      ArborCanada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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