NASC Launches Groundbreaking SG6 Manual Handling Training Video


The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has announced the launch of its revolutionary SG6 Manual Handling Training Video, aimed at transforming safety standards within the scaffolding and access industry.

This cutting-edge digital resource is set to redefine training methodologies and significantly reduce risks associated with manual handling, a critical area in scaffolding and access operations.

Designed with precision and expertise, the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video offers a comprehensive approach to tackling the intricate challenges of manual handling in the industry. By leveraging advanced techniques and best practices, this video becomes an indispensable tool for scaffolding and access operatives, equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to handle this high-risk area with confidence and proficiency.

The SG6 video stands out due to its innovative delivery format. It employs state-of-the-art digital avatars, tailored to suit diverse learning environments. Whether used in toolbox talks on handheld devices or in classroom and office settings, the video adapts seamlessly to various training scenarios, ensuring maximum accessibility and effectiveness.

Exclusive First Look: Watch the 10-Second Preview Video

As a special feature, we are excited to offer an exclusive first look at the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video. Watch the 10-second preview below:

An additional advantage of the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video is its inclusion in the NASC ePortal subscription at no extra cost to subscribers. This move underscores NASC’s commitment to advancing safety standards across the industry, making essential training more accessible than ever before.

Key features of the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video include:

  • Comprehensive coverage of manual handling best practices and techniques specific to scaffolding and access operations.
  • Engaging and interactive content designed to enhance retention and understanding.
  • Seamless integration into toolbox talks on handheld devices for on-the-go learning.
  • Flexibility for use in classroom and office settings for thorough training sessions.
  • Inclusion as part of the NASC ePortal subscription, ensuring affordability and widespread accessibility.

The SG6 Video not only focuses on relevant issues and required learning to prevent injuries but also includes detailed guidance on what employers should assess when evaluating client sites before commencing work. 

It also encourages consideration of other NASC guidance in their Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS), such as SG5 Overhead Power Sources, SG31 Management of Slips and Trips, and SG34 Guidance on Protection of the Public (when looking at preventing falling material).

Commenting on the launch, Clive Dickin, CEO of NASC, remarked, “We are thrilled to introduce the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video, a pioneering resource that promises to redefine safety standards within the scaffolding and access industry. With its innovative approach and seamless integration into existing training frameworks, we are confident that this video will serve as a catalyst for driving positive change and fostering a culture of safety excellence.”

The SG6 Manual Handling Training Video will be available online from Friday, 17 May 2024. For further details on accessing the video through the NASC ePortal subscription, please visit the NASC ePortal or contact [email protected].