NASC AGM: TG20:21 Price Revealed

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The NASC has just unveiled the cost of its eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding design software, TG20:21. The new product, which updates and expands on TG20:13, the NASC’s innovative, user-friendly and widely-adopted software, will be available from March 2021 on an annual subscription basis.  Details were revealed by NASC President Lynn way at...

Special guests including Harry Redknapp to feature at NASC’s virtual AGM

Special guests including Harry Redknapp to feature at NASC virtual AGM

Guest speakers and the former Premier League football manager Harry Redknapp is to feature at this year's NASC AGM. 'King of the Jungle' Harry Redknapp and Build UK Chief Executive Suzannah Nichol MBE will be delivering speeches at NASC's virtual Annual General Meeting next week. For the first time ever the AGM will be held virtually via Zoom due to the...

NASC launch dedicated careers portal

NASC launch CAREERS website

UK scaffolding trade body the NASC has today launched a dedicated website at encouraging would-be employees of all ages and backgrounds to take up a position within the scaffolding industry. The Scaffolding Careers website features a number of detailed overviews of a variety of job roles within the industry, from labourer and scaffolding operative through to SHEQ manager and estimator....

Trade body President elected onto Build UK board

NASC President Lynn Way

The first-ever female NASC President has been appointed a Specialist Contractor Director of Build UK following an election process. The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) president Lynn Way, who is also the Financial Director and Company Secretary at Cornwall based Chris Sedgeman Scaffolding is set to help provide strategic direction for the leading construction industry body, Build UK. Speaking of...

NASC Update COVID-19 Guidance

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The NASC has updated its guidance for Scaffolding Operations During Coronavirus Pandemic The updated COVID-19 guidance published by the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation is now at version 3. The latest guidance from the NASC comes after the Construction Leadership Council updated its own Site Operating Procedures, and to ensure the NASC remains inline with the relaxing of Government guidance -...

Trade Body Launches Scaffolding Design Membership Category

Scaffolding Design

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has launched a new Design Membership category focused exclusively on scaffolding design. The new membership is open to UK-based scaffold designers and if minimum NASC requirements are met businesses can attain membership. NASC has said these requirements relate to competence that includes a combination of qualifications and experience. Previous to the new category many design...

NASC 2020 Safety Report Shows Record Low Accidents

NASC SAFETY REPORT 2020

The number of accidents and injuries recorded by NASC members fell to an all-time low in 2019, with just 74 incidents to operatives throughout the year. The figure has been revealed in the NASC 2020 Safety Report, which documents and analyses accident and injury statistics for its full contracting members – representing more than...

NASC calls on contractors to make risk-based decisions before sending workers to site

New Guidance From NASC

The NASC has today issued its members and the wider industry advice on the daily and ever-changing Coronavirus crisis and its impact on the construction industry. The UK Scaffolding trade body is advising access and scaffolding contractors to carry out detailed risk assessments of every project they are currently undertaking to determine whether to continue working on site. While construction sites...

Trade body Training Officer sent to prison

scaffolding industry trade body visits prison

The scaffolding trade association NASC has recently gone behind bars in a bid to bring more recruits into the scaffolding industry. With the ever-widening skills gap that the industry continues to face NASC Training Officer, Henry Annafi, attended insight/careers events at HMPs Peterborough and Thorn Cross. The trade body has said he was able to engage directly with prisoners and inform...

Construction giant opts for ‘NASC-only’ firms

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Multiplex has become the latest main contractor to specify 'NASC-only' scaffolding firms for its UK-based projects. The news comes after Multiplex a multinational company, which builds large-scale and complex structures across the world signed the NASC Safe Scaffolding Charter. The move means only NASC member contractors will be eligible to work on its UK-based projects. Multiplex follows Amey, Hinkley Point C developers...

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