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Scaffolding Association

We are the largest trade organisation in the UK scaffolding and access sector, campaigning to raise standards of safety, quality and workforce skills.

The Scaffolding Association strives to continuously improve competence and minimise risk across the industry, by:

  • Supporting the whole of the industry through a competence based accreditation scheme, in line with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
  • Collaborating with procurement partners and other interested parties to ensure that the right information is available to enable the safe commissioning of scaffolding projects
  • Providing accessible, robust technical guidance for scaffolders and their clients
  • Encouraging high standards of training and competence across the industry
  • Ensuring that technical information and guidance is available to all

The Scaffolding Association has the following objectives:

  • To protect and encourage quality and fair competition in the marketplace through a competence based accreditation scheme
  • To promote quality and training through category-specific accreditations
  • To provide clear guidance and training to procurement officers, principal contractors and site managers, enabling better decision making
  • To ensure scaffolding companies are only commissioned to undertake work for which they are fully qualified and competent
  • To help new and existing scaffolding companies expand their services through access to the appropriate information, training and support
  • To raise awareness of the essential role of scaffolding design and designers in improving standards and safety within the industry
  • Campaign for the introduction of compulsory Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for the scaffolding industry
  • To be a representative body to put the views of the scaffolding industry to Government departments and agencies, Parliament, The European Commission and Parliament, and other relevant organisations
  • To be a research and statistical centre, to aggregate and publish statistics, and to provide analysis on scaffolding and other relevant market information
  • To be a technical centre providing commentary, guidance and advice on legal and other regulatory developments of relevance to scaffolding
  • To provide a forum for the exchange of non-competitive information
  • Engage and partner with relevant advisory and regulatory organisations and other trade associations to drive strategy and future direction of developments with the scaffolding industry

Contact information

Address
Evesham, Wychavon, Worcestershire, West Midlands, England, WR11 4BY, United Kingdom
Zip/Post Code
WR11 4BY
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