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Scaffolding Association Move to Larger Offices After Boost In Membership Levels

The Scaffolding Association is celebrating its increasing membership levels by moving into larger office premises. The Association is one of the largest of its kind in the UK with over 300 members and growing. It was established to represent scaffolding and access contractors, client organisations, manufacturers and consultants.Chief Executive of the Scaffolding Association Robert Candy said: “This continued...

UK Represented at European Scaffolding Summit By NASC

Earlier this month NASC attended a European scaffolding summit that took place in Germany, representing the British scaffolding industry. The UEG with the SBS organised a special panel-based discussion meeting and invited NASC to send representatives to Cologne, who flew out to take part.NASC is one of the founding members of the UEG, which is a trade body that oversees...

NASC Host Future of Safe Scaffolding Breakfast Event

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) hosted a breakfast event in a bid to share what the NASC is doing to further improve working practices across the scaffolding industry.The Future of Safe Scaffolding event was held at the UK Chamber of Shipping in London last week. Attendees to the event included Health and safety personnel, procurement representatives from major...

Head for Heights Looking to Solve Scaffolding’s Mental Health Problem

Mental Health

In a bid to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health in the scaffolding industry, the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has announced the unveiling of the Head for Heights campaign, which it hopes will assist sufferers of mental health issues in having more confidence to discuss their problems. With mental illness such as depression and anxiety becoming more...

NASC To Show The Value Of A Good Working Breakfast

NASC National Access and Scaffolding Confederation

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) are to host an event aimed at the adoption of a value-driven approach to procurement at the end of May. Held at the UK Chamber of Shipping in London, The Future of Safe Scaffolding will offer delegates a greater understanding of how the scaffolding and access industry’s approach to health and safety...

NASC’S Scaffolding Safety Report reveals on-site accidents fell to record low

nasc 2018 safety report

The number of accidents and injuries recorded by NASC members fell to an all-time low in 2017, with just 89 incidences occurring on-site throughout the year. The figure was revealed in the NASC 2018 Safety Report, which documents and analyses accident and injury statistics for its full contracting members – representing more than 16,000 scaffolding operatives across the UK...

NASC appoints new in-house Marketing Manager

NASC Simon Robinson

The NASC has bolstered their team and strengthened its communications capabilities through the appointment of a new in-house marketing manager.New Marketing Manager, Simon Robinson brings a wealth of construction marketing and copywriting expertise to the NASC team, the 34-year-old has previously held various marketing agency and news desk positions in his career.The confederation says their new Marketing Manager will...

NASC Health & Safety Awards winners revealed

NASC Health & Safety Awards 2017

TV star of the Apprentice and new NASC President hand out highly-prized Health & Safety Awards at AGM. TV star of the BBC show the Apprentice, football director and business woman Karren Brady CBE, and newly appointed NASC President Des Moore presented the safety awards. Attendees to the NASC AGM held at the Intercontinental Park Lane, London on Friday 24...

Project of The Year Awarded To Interlink Scaffolding

Interlink Scaffolding Ltd wins the NASC Project of the Year 2017. A set of intricately designed tube and fitting access scaffolds erected by Interlink Scaffolding Ltd (ISL) has won this years NASC Project of the Year 2017. The scaffolds played a vital role in the construction of the New Wear Crossing at Sunderland for Victor Buyck Steel Construction NV.ISL was...

NASC Scaffolding Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017 Announced at AGM

NASC Director of Training announces winners of the NASC Apprentice of the Year 2017. At a packed AGM held at the Intercontinental Hotel, London on Friday 24 November 2017. Dave Mosley NASC Director of Training and CISRS Manager announced the winners in the NASC Apprentice of the Year Awards 2017.This years NASC Apprentice Awards which was co-sponsored by CISRS and...

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