London Work at Height Seminar – Tickets available now

IRATA International is delighted to announce that we are hosting the London Work at Height Seminar (LWAHS) at the prestigious London Guildhall on Thursday 20th July 2023. The LWAHS brings together local government authorities, health and safety professionals and those who have an interest in working at height within the City of London, and beyond. […]

Temporary CSCS Cards Implemented for Lightning Conductor Engineers and Steeplejacks

The Association of Technical Lightning & Access Specialists’ (ATLAS) Council has voted in favour of temporarily amending the standard CSCS card renewal requirements for its sector, due to coronavirus severely restricting access to training. This has meant the suspension of the requirement for an Anchors for Steeplejacks and/or Working at Height for Lightning Conductor Engineer […]

TG20:21 to go on sale in Spring

The NASC’s eagerly-anticipated eGuide scaffolding compliance software update and expansion – TG20:21 – will go on sale from March. TG20:21 builds on TG20:13, the NASC’s innovative, user-friendly and widely-adopted eGuide software, which enables users to produce a wide range of standard scaffolding structures, without the need for bespoke design. The latest version includes a number […]

NASC members to give 290+ young people a start in scaffolding

  NASC members will provide more than 290 young people across the UK with scaffolding industry experience through the Government’s Kickstart Scheme, which officially launches today. A total of 50 NASC members – both contractors and suppliers – have signed up to the Kickstart Scheme through the NASC, committing to provide six-month work placements to […]

FASET-CSCS Partnership Offers Benefits for At-Height Workers

FASET (Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training) has teamed up with CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme), the leading card scheme for the UK construction industry. This means FASET now issues cards which display the CSCS logo, for the safety netting and temporary safety systems industry. The new FASET CSCS card is available from 1st February 2021. […]

SAEMA User Training – a simpler way to achieve safety at height

          SAEMA – Specialist Access Engineering & Maintenance Association – is proud to announce the launch of SAEMA User Training. This is a brand new and unique way for those who work at height to be assessed on their technical understanding of the processes and equipment involved. As a result, a […]