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Preventing Legionella contamination through thermal insulation

Armacell insulation materials protect hot and cold water pipes against unacceptable temperature fluctuations which can occur during the summer when the risk of legionella also rises. During holiday periods water stagnates in pipework, making HVAC and plumbing systems an ideal breeding ground for hazardous bacteria.

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Workforce socks are perfect - as a stocking filler!

Christmas will soon be upon us once again and Workforce Socks have the perfect gift idea.

Their wide range of socks is great for anyone in the construction industry and designed to meet all the needs of anyone working hard on  their feet and with PPE workwear.

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NASC hosts UEG Delegation visit to United Kingdom

The NASC recently hosted a meeting of the Union of European Scaffolding Contractors (UEG) - the representative body for national scaffolding organisations in Europe - as part of its role as the UK access and scaffolding representative organisation in the UEG.

The NASC hosted 10 UEG delegates in London, including representatives from Germany, Switzerland, and Norway, at a meeting to discuss issues affecting the access and scaffolding industry across Europe. The NASC also hosted a visit by UEG delegates to the viewing platform of The Shard in the City of London, to showcase construction activity across the capital.

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NASC updated safety and technical guidance

Following the successful publication and launch of TG20:13 Good Practice Guidance for Tube and Fitting Scaffolding earlier this year, the confederation has turned its attention to the review of additional NASC Safety and Technical Guidance titles in line with its five year review policy.

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UKATA’s new General Manager steps up to the plate!

After a period of outstanding performance as Acting General Manager, UKATA is delighted to announce the permanent appointment of Craig Evans to the newly-created role of General Manager, with immediate effect. Craig had already made a big impression as the Association’s Financial Controller, proving the business acumen and competence to deliver consistently good results.

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