National Access & Scaffolding Confederation

Setting the standard for scaffolding

NASC is the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK – established 1945 and now serving a family of 300+ leading contracting firms, scaffolding suppliers and manufacturers. Nearly 80 years later, raising and maintaining safety standards remains at the heart of the NASC’s objectives – driving every activity it undertakes.

The Confederation produces a wide range of industry-recognised health & safety, contractual, technical and product purchasing guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients – accepted as the industry standard by HSE, Build UK, CITB and principal contractors alike. An up to date Guidance Index can be downloaded here.

NASC members are strictly audited – ensuring the highest possible standards are met, confirming to our NASC Criteria, Code of Conduct and the Code of Practice for scaffolding products. It’s these high standards of our members’ access solutions that are recognised by construction industry leaders, who continue to stipulate NASC-only companies for access and scaffolding.

For more on the NASC visit the Information page here here.

Why Specify NASC?

Bouygues UK, Multiplex Construction Europe and D E Group (UK) Ltd explain why they specify NASC-only for all their scaffolding needs.

Did you know

NASC members account for the vast majority of the UK’s scaffolding spend – with a total annual turnover in excess of £2 billion.