NASC Launches Long-Awaited SG4:22

The NASC has launched SG4:22: Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations

The NASC has launched SG4:22: Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations. This long-awaited, core NASC safety guidance document provides industry best practice for fall prevention when erecting tube & fitting and now also includes system scaffolding. SG4:22 features 60 pages of detailed scaffolding sector analysis and safety guidance, with 95 key figures and illustrations, to bring it to life. Initially the document...

New Temporary Edge Protection Guidance Published

The NASC has published comprehensive advice on how to provide safe and compliant temporary edge protection for flat and sloping roofs.

Scaffolding trade body the NASC has published comprehensive advice on how to provide safe and compliant temporary edge protection for flat and sloping roofs with an angle of up to 10°. The eagerly awaited TG1:22 Temporary Edge Protection includes details of the requirements for Class A type edge protection, constructed with tube and fittings, in compliance with BS EN 13374:2013+A1:2018,...

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 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 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...

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...

The UK’s most decorated Paralympian to feature at NASC AGM

Dame Sarah Storey, the most decorated British Paralympian of all time will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s NASC AGM later this month.

Dame Sarah Storey, the most decorated British Paralympian of all time will deliver a keynote speech at this year’s NASC AGM later this month. Following NASC’s first-ever virtual Annual General Meeting in 2020 where Harry Redknapp and Build UK Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE featured as special guests the scaffolding trade body will this year be back in full swing...

NASC 2021 Report Shows Safety Remains High With Members

nasc safety report 2021

NASC Contractor members have recorded their second-lowest figure for accidents and injuries in 2020 according to data revealed in the NASC 2021 Safety Report. NASC one of the UK's leading scaffolding trade bodies has published its most comprehensive annual Safety Report to date containing accident statistics, analysis and plans to further improve scaffolding industry safety standards. The 2021 Safety Report shows...

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