Swedish scaffolding association given CISRS training centre tour

Scaffolding training tour

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) and the Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) arranged for more than 70 Swedish scaffolding industry professionals to gain a first-hand feel for scaffolding training in the UK during a visit to the National Construction College near Glasgow.The Swedish group consisting of members of the STIB, an association of Swedish scaffolding contractors...

NASC Releases TG20:13 Version 1.3

eguide version 1.3

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has released an update for its TG20:13 eGuide.It's not a major update, it's more of a maintenance upgrade in response to recent changes in the way Google Maps works. The NASC say these changes to Google Maps sometimes caused the eGuide version 1.2 to crash when trying to progress from the wind map...

NASC publishes new safety guidance SG5:18

NASC National Access and Scaffolding Confederation

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has published a new safety guidance note SG5:18 Overhead Power Sources and Earthing of Scaffold Structures.The industry trade body has also recently updated it's guide to the Design and Construction of Tempory Roofs and Buildings TG9:18. The flurry of updates comes as part of the NASC's ongoing efforts to ensure all reference materials are both...

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...