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SCAFFOLDING CONTRACTOR COMPETENCE

Industry body explains why NASC membership matters

The National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has launched a brochure explaining why CDM clients and principal contractors should only use regulated scaffolding firms to meet CDM 2007 competence requirements.

The document contains testimonials from key construction industry figures and companies including Bovis, Willmott Dixon, Osborne, Carillion, BAM Construct and HSE who support or endorse the use of NASC members only.

NASC President, Bob Whincap said:“The momentum is clearly gathering pace in terms of the UK insisting on only using regulated scaffolding companies. The sooner all scaffolding is only carried out by regulated scaffolding firms the sooner sites in the UK will become safer environments. This brochure has been designed to take the debate to the masses and help convince those companies yet to make the decision that this is the right thing to do.”

The brochure details all the guidance available from the NASC and is available free of charge by emailing the NASC on enquiries@nasc.org.uk

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