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All I Want to Know Is Where I'm Going to Fall

August 19, 2020

What if we apply Charlie Munger’s decision model to decide on owning a Spika safety system?

Preaching, Practicing and Producing Safety at Spika

May 1, 2020

Spika Design & Manufacturing, Inc. celebrates over 2 years without lost work.

Quick Guide to OSHA's Fall Protection Standard Update (2017)

May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017 The 2017 update to the OSHA standard for fall protection compliance (1910 Subpart D) implements terminology that didn't exist in the..

Five Key OSHA Standards for Work Platforms

May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017 OSHA requirements for work platforms have always been horribly complex. But since January 2017 when OSHA completely rewrote the..

International Women's Day 2017

March 8, 2017

A message from the CEO: Today as we celebrate International Women's Day, I want to recognize the incredible contributions made to our company and..

3 Features That Will Save You Money With Your Cantilevered Work Platform

February 21, 2017

One of the most common access challenges technicians face, especially in manufacturing lines, is the need for cantilevered access at multiple levels...

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On OSHA-Compliant Fall Protection [Infographic]

January 11, 2017

For the 6th year in a row, OSHA’s Fall Protection Standard (1926.501) is once again the agency’s most frequently cited standard. We know fall..

Q&A with Rick Zaitonia, Kuka Systems Aerospace Group: Integrators Outsourcing Work Platforms

October 26, 2016

Between the robotics required to build the equipment to the hundreds of tools necessary to support the manufacturing process, engineers are..

6 Tools Everyone in Lightweight Helicopter Maintenance Should Be Using

August 3, 2016

A few days ago, I was chatting with a guy that was in the market for a maintenance ladder or work platform for a lightweight helicopter. He..

Key Reasons to Choose a Work Stand Design Team that Uses 3D Modeling

April 25, 2016

When it comes to sophisticated equipment and complicated assembly lines, off-the-shelf work platforms simply will not cut it. There are a lot of..