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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...

New President Elected at NASC AGM

The new NASC President Des Moore

Trad Group CEO becomes the new president of the NASC. Over 160 NASC members, guests, confederation staff and members of the construction press that included ScaffMag, saw Des Moore become the new president of the NASC. The ceremony took place at a packed AGM held at the impressive Intercontinental London Park Lane Hotel on Friday 24 November 2017. Des Moore takes...

NASC Announces Special Guest Speakers for AGM

Baroness Karren Brady & Dr Mohed Altrad added to speaker lineup at NASC AGM & Ball. The trade association for the scaffolding industry the NASC, has announced two special guest speakers at the Annual General Meeting and Ball this year.Baroness Karren Brady, CBE is a well-known business woman, and now TV personality and columnist. Having built her career in the...

NASC Announces FREE Downloads on all Guidance Titles

NASC FREE DOWNLOADS

The NASC announced today with immediate effect all NASC Health & Safety and Technical guidance titles, other than pocket guides and the TG20 suite of publications, will be available to download free of charge from the NASC website.In a statement, The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) say they publish a comprehensive and expanding range of industry guidance titles,...

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