Author Archives: Courtney Kesselring

Spider Scaffolding – Modular Platforms

Spider offers a diverse range of modular platforms and accessories for rent and purchase to allow contractors and facility owners to meet individual jobsite requirements. With 25 full service rental and purchase locations across the Americas, we can deliver your … Continue reading

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Spider is back at the U.S. Capitol

As our country prepares for the inauguration of our 45th president, Spider once again provided the suspended powered access solution for the installation of the American flags on the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. Using cornice hooks, outrigger beams and … Continue reading

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How to Correctly Fit and Don a Harness

Falls are the leading cause of fatalities and injuries investigated by OSHA, and taking the time to properly fit and don a harness before accessing a jobsite can save lives. In addition to complying with OSHA standards, a quality harness … Continue reading

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Spider Harnesses for Fall Arrest Safety

For nearly 70 years, Spider has been pioneering the suspended access industry, putting crews to work at height safely and reliably.  In addition to our innovative equipment solutions, we offer a full line of safety accessories, including harnesses, lanyards, lifelines, … Continue reading

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Rigging Supplies and Solutions for Suspended Scaffolding

In any suspended scaffold, the rigging is a vital part of the system and crucial to the safety of the workers who use it. There is no room for defect or sub-par quality. Spider has been engineering quality rigging supplies … Continue reading

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Access Solutions for Elevator Installations and Maintenance

With nearly 70 years of experience in suspended access technology, Spider has the expertise to offer top of the line lifting solutions to make elevator installation, maintenance, and modernization as safe and efficient as possible. We now offer a full … Continue reading

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Creating Safe At-Height Technology with UL Certification

Over the past 70 years, Spider has remained dedicated to designing quality suspended access equipment for safety, productivity, and reliability. To hold to that, Spider designs, engineers, and tests all of our hosts in accordance with the Underwriters Laboratories UL … Continue reading

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Fall Protection Myths and Misconceptions

Does a 6 ft. edge clearance provide adequate fall protection safety for OSHA guidelines? Are construction rules interchangeable? Do portable ladders require fall protection? OSHA’s fall protection safety guidelines CFRs 1910 and 1926 have been met with mixed levels of … Continue reading

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Spider Staging Curtain Wall Applications

Over the past seven decades, Spider has provided reliable access solutions to contractors working at height around the Americas. Some of these solutions include swingstages and Beta Max material hoists to help glazing contractors meet the needs of their most … Continue reading

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Spider Innovates in Wind Farm Access

Spider is dedicated to creating cutting edge at-height access and safety solutions, and we take pride in our work. We have remained a leader in the suspended access field for nearly 70 years thanks to our consistent dedication to quality, … Continue reading

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