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    NASC LAUNCH FREE TO DOWNLOAD GUIDANCE

    Access and scaffolding guides now open to members and non-members

    The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) health & safety and technical guidance titles are all now available to download free of charge from the NASC website. The only titles still requiring purchase are the pocket guides and the TG20 suite of publications.

    The NASC publishes a comprehensive and expanding range of industry guidance titles which are regularly reviewed and updated by the NASC Health & Safety and Technical Committees.

    Until now free downloads have been restricted to NASC member companies other that SG4:15 Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations which has been freely available to download from the NASC website ever since publication in 2015.

    In the foreword of SG4:15 the then HSE Chief Inspector of Construction, Peter Baker commented:

    “It is encouraging that the NASC continues to fulfil their commitment as a trade organisation to develop guidance for their industry.

    In taking ownership and establishing good practice it has enabled scaffolding contractors to better manage the risk and demonstrates improved safety performance through their membership.”

    The confederation has now moved a step further by making Health & Safety and Technical guidance titles freely available, other than the pocket guides and the TG20 suite of publications.

    Commitment to making construction a safer place

    NASC President Alan Lilley commented:

    “By continuing to refine and develop new and existing guidance titles the NASC recognises its responsibility to raise industry standards, not just for its membership, but for the scaffolding industry and the construction sector as a whole.

    By making this Health & Safety and Technical guidance freely available to the industry the confederation is again demonstrating its commitment to making the industry a safer place in which to work.”

     

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