SafeWorks® Awarded Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety Fabricator License

Seattle, WA, August 15, 2018 – SafeWorks, LLC, a BrandSafway company, has been approved by the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) as a Type I Fabricator of light-weight steel, high-strength steel, rebar and aluminum for permanently installed powered suspended platform systems. “This certification enables SafeWorks to deliver innovative roof top façade access solutions through the Spider® brand, along with distribution partner Lynn Safety, to building owners and maintenance contractors throughout the Los Angeles city limits,” said John Callahan, Spider Area Director – West Region. “We’re excited about this increased ability to serve customers in the LA area. It also opens the door to additional future business opportunities.”

As a pioneer of the powered suspended access industry and trusted market leader with over seven decades of experience, Spider manufactures platforms, hoists, rigging and accessories to maximize safety and productivity during construction and maintenance of high rise facilities. These solutions are fabricated by SafeWorks, where the ownership, personnel and quality control group have demonstrated the essential knowledge to fabricate permanent installation products according to the standards set forth by the City of Los Angeles, earning them LADBS certification.

“The LADBS approval expands our growing list of manufacturing certifications, including ISO 9001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007, demonstrating our ongoing commitment to achieve the industry’s highest standards and ultimately enabling us to deliver the safest, most reliable solutions to our customers,” added Vishnu Irigireddy, SafeWorks Vice President of Global Engineering.

About SafeWorks® SafeWorks, LLC is a global leader in manufacturing and distributing motorized access and safety solutions for a wide variety of energy, infrastructure, construction and restoration industries. Formed in 1997, SafeWorks brings together the most trusted and experienced brands in the industry, Spider, Power Climber® and Power Climber Wind® to make work at height a safe, reliable, productive experience. As part of BrandSafway, SafeWorks provides innovative technology capabilities and a specialized worldwide sales, service and support network. For more information about SafeWorks, visit:

About BrandSafway With a commitment to safety as its foremost value, BrandSafway provides the broadest range of services, products and solutions, with the greatest depth of expertise, to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure markets. A portfolio company of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, BrandSafway offers access, industrial services and forming and shoring solutions to more than 32,000 customers through a workforce of approximately 35,000 employees, who support our network of 350 strategic locations across 30 countries. With its global footprint, rigorous operating processes and extensive service offerings — a full range of work access, insulation, coatings, specialty industrial services and forming and shoring solutions — BrandSafway supports customers’ maintenance and refurbishment needs as well as new construction and expansion plans. Today’s BrandSafway — large enough to leverage economies of scale to increase safety and productivity, while also remaining nimble and responsive — delivers unmatched service with local labor and management. For more information, visit:

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