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...

TG20:21 Users Download Over 10,000 Compliance Sheets

TG20:21 eGuide

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has revealed that more than 10,000 TG20:21 compliance sheets have been produced since the new software went live seven weeks ago. The UK scaffolding trade body shared the TG20:21 download data on its website yesterday showing that 10,109 compliance sheets were generated by users since its launch on Monday 12 April. Furthermore, the NASC...

NASC Kickstart Numbers Soar Past 400

More than 430 work placements are now being offered to young jobseekers across the UK through the NASC’s Kickstart gateway.

More than 430 work placements are now being offered to young jobseekers across the UK through the NASC’s Kickstart gateway. A total of 77 NASC members – both contractors and suppliers – have signed up to the Kickstart Scheme through the NASC, committing to provide six-month work placements to out of work 18–24-year-olds. Fifty members signed up at the launch of...

Latest Scaffolding Guidance TG20:21 Now On Sale

TG20:21 eGuide

The NASC has today announced the launch of its updated and expanded scaffolding compliance software TG20:21 and is now on sale. The new TG20:21 eGuide allows users to produce a wide range of standard scaffolding structures, without the need for bespoke design. As with TG20:13, development of the new guidance has been carried out in conjunction with CADS (Computer and Design...

Young people receive 100s of new starts in scaffolding

Members of the NASC are providing more than 290+ 18-24-year-olds across the UK with scaffolding industry experience through the Government's Kickstart Scheme, which officially launches today. A total of 50 NASC scaffolding contractors and suppliers have signed up to the Kickstart Scheme through the UK  scaffolding trade body. Each company has committed to providing six-month work placements to out of...