Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, recently hired Marc Frato as district sales representative for its New York location. In this position, Frato is responsible for solving the suspended access and safety challenges of contractors and facility owners in the New York metropolitan area.
Frato brings nearly 20 years of experience in the powered access industry. Most recently he served as vice president, operations at Interstate Equipment in New Jersey, overseeing hoist and crane inspections and certifications. Prior to this position, Frato was vice president, operations for Swing Staging Inc., overseeing operations in the New York City area. He also spent several years as owner and operator of Markey Swing Scaffold in New Jersey.
Frato is a licensed special rigger in New York City and has completed the Safety Program for Suspended Scaffolds (NYC DOB), the Scaffold Industry Association’s safety program for suspended scaffolds.
“Spider continually strives to assemble the best team of professionals to ensure our customers are receiving top-of-the-line service,” said John Sotiroff, vice president, sales and distribution. “His experience, credentials, and deep knowledge of the unique New York DOB regulations ensure our customers are in the most capable hands with Marc.”
Seattle-based Spider, a division of SafeWorks, provides baskets, traction hoist and platform rental, safety solutions and training, and specialty-engineered access products. It is No. 71 on the RER 100.