NASC appoints new Health & Safety Manager

Scaffolding trade body the NASC has bolstered its in-house scaffolding expertise through the appointment of Steve Kearney as its H&S Manager. According to the national trade body, Kearney will be working closely with its Health and Safety Committee to further improve scaffolding safety standards across the sector. He will also be on hand to answer any H&S questions its members...

NASC & CISRS standards highlighted at global scaffolding convention

UK scaffolding and access trade body the NASC & CISRS have recently attended the Scaffolding Access Industry Association (SAIA) Convention & Exposition in Boston, USA.

UK scaffolding and access trade body the NASC & CISRS have recently attended the Scaffolding Access Industry Association (SAIA) Convention & Exposition in Boston, USA. The NASC's involvement in the development of a European minimum standard for scaffold inspection was lauded at the global scaffolding event that was held from August 21 - 25 at the Omni Boston Hotel. During the...

Have your say on Scaffolder Apprenticeships, urges trade association

Scaffolding Association is urging the industry to have its say on whether the Scaffolder Apprenticeship end-point assessment confirms that apprentices have achieved occupational competence. The scaffolding sector's largest trade association, the Scaffolding Association, is urging the industry to complete two short surveys giving their views on the effectiveness of the scaffolder apprenticeship. Each survey should take no more than ten minutes...

NASC Bosses Meet With Incoming President

NASC Bosses Meet With Incoming President

Top bosses from the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) have recently met to discuss their incoming new president's objectives that are set to benefit its members and the wider scaffolding industry. NASC's Managing Director Robin James and David Mosley, Director of Training & CISRS Managing Director met up with incoming NASC president David Brown - Managing Director of Barnsley-based...

Scaffolding Association to hold UK’s first dedicated scaffolding and access conference event

SA Conference 2022

The UK’s largest scaffolding trade body is holding its first-ever annual conference for both its members and non-members from across the UK scaffolding and access sector. The event will be held on the 29th of September 2022 at the Heart of England - Conference & Events Centre. Over 300 delegates are expected to attend the conference from across all areas...

Scaffolding industry applications on the up after forces careers event

The NASC has continued its campaign to offer job opportunities to Armed Forces Personnel and veterans at the latest BFRS Careers Fair in Catterick. NASC Contractor members Alltask Ltd, IBN Scaffold Access Ltd, and Enigma Industrial Services Ltd were all in attendance along with the NASC Training Officer Henry Annafi. Despite the incredible enthusiasm of NASC attendees at the three previous...

NASC Exhibits at Safety & Health Expo

The NASC represented the scaffolding industry at the 2022 Safety & Health Expo, sharing industry best practice and advice with hundreds of health and safety professionals across the three-day London event. NASC representatives gave out NASC guidance, NASC and CISRS site posters, digital copies of the latest NASC Safety Report and goodies such as NASC bags, pens and notepads while...

Scaffolding trade association meets with Government Minister

The UK's largest trade association for the scaffolding industry has met with Minister for Industry, Lee Rowley MP, to discuss labour and skills shortages in the scaffolding and access sector. The Scaffolding Association (SA) has met with Lee Rowley MP, Minister for Industry at the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy. Rowley has been responsible for the construction industry since...

Mark Skinner takes up NASC Vice Chair role

Mark Skinner takes up NASC Vice Chair role

Scaffolding trade body the NASC now has a full complement of regional Vice Chairs through the appointment of Mark Skinner in Scotland & Northern Ireland. Mark, Technical Director and co-founder at City Access Scaffolding Ltd, brings more than 20 years of scaffolding industry experience to the role, having served his time as a scaffolding apprentice working on the iconic Forth...

NASC win top award for its Covid-19 support efforts

The NASC has won the Crisis Management - Covid Member Support (Large Associations) award at this year's Trade Association Forum Best Practice Awards. The category was open to trade associations that moved quickly and effectively to safeguard and support their members and the wider sector the association represents throughout the Coronavirus pandemic. The NASC’s entry focused on the various ways in...