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Northern Strands Suspended Access Division expands to include Spider Blade Access Platforms

Northern Strands Suspended Access Division is now the Canadian distributor of Spider Blade Access Platforms.  Northern Strands now rents and has for sale complete BAP 360° units.   This includes the BAP 360° Trailer and the IBEX 1000P climb assist system.  For blade inspection and repair operations, suspended platforms offer a safe, productive, and cost-effective alternative to cranes and ground-based lifts.

See the attached Blade Access Platform brochure below:

Northern Strands Blade Access Platform.pdf (2.35 mb)

Video of Blade Access Platform in action:

Training Division now offering First Aid / CPR courses

The Northern Strands Training Division is now offering First Aid / CPR courses.  They have a standard First Aid / CPR course and a shorter 1 day recertification course.

Course description:  Northern Strands now offers a comprehensive two-day course offering first aid and cardiopulmonary
resuscitation (CPR) skills for those who need training due to work requirements
or who want more knowledge to respond to emergencies at home.
Includes the latest first aid and CPR guidelines. Meets federal and a variety
of provincial/territorial regulations for Standard First Aid and CPR. Exceeds
competitors’ standards by including injury prevention content, CPR and AED.

Call 306-242-7073 or email for more information,

Engineered Fall Protection Product Gallery

The Engineered Fall Protection Division of Northern Strands now has a Fall Protection Product Gallery web page.  Clients will be able to see pictures of Engineered Fall Protection hardware installed by our Fall Protection Installation Crew.  The gallery contains examples of the excellent work completed by our Installation Crew.  Some examples of products in the gallery are rooftop anchors, lifelines, ladders, stair systems and guard rails.

Engineered Fall Protection Product Gallery Web Page link: 

Hand Signal Training Now Available at Northern Strands

Northern Strands Saskatoon location now offers hand signal training in Saskatchewan for boom equipment operation to complement our 1 Day Crosby Rigging Course. Upon request, your employees will be given a copy of the Newberry Handbook for Riggers, and instructed on the hand signals therein at the end of the Crosby Rigging Course.

For more information on Rigging and Hand Signal Training:

Northern Strands Group of Companies Sponsors Team Roping Competition

This past weekend the Northern Strands Group of Companies(Northern Strands, Fortis and Certified Mining & Construction Sales & Rentals), Sponsored the 2nd Annual Worm Dog Team Roping competition.  It's a large team roping competition that draws competitors from all over North America.  It was an excellent event enjoyed by everyone that attended!

 See the attached picture of Northern Strand's Matthias Rossen with event Organizer Debbie Watson.


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