Company description S.T.E.P. (System of Translation and Elevation of People) is the fastest, most productive and safest way of performing work at heights. Designed and patented by Vertequip, S.T.E.P. delivers a complete end-to-end, turnkey safety system for moving manpower and equipment vertically, horizontally or diagonally in and around structures with speed and accuracy. Vertequipâ€™s gear can be permanently fixed or offered as a portable system for safely securing those that make a living working at heights, fast and cost effectively. Its S.T.E.P. Academy delivers certified safety training to its customers who meet or exceeds all CE, ANSI or OSHA standards of excellence. S.T.E.P. is used worldwide by construction firms, mining companies, those that service and maintain hi-rises, wind turbines and off shore oil rigs. S.T.E.P. Is equally agile and simple enough for those with limited mobility or for amputees to own and operate their own commercial window cleaning operations. The company is funded by EDP ventures, a wind energy company, and has won numerous awards and has contracts in Portugal, Spain, Angola, Germany and Brazil.