The Construction Industry Scaffolders Record Scheme (CISRS) has been in operation for around 50 years. It is the industry recognised qualification for those working in the scaffolding and access sector. It has 50+ training providers and over 70,000 current cardholders worldwide. The Scheme is based upon offsite formal training with an approved provider, on-site time served experience, health and safety, skills assessment and CPD via a defined programme. CISRS is a not-for-profit organisation
The Ladder Association is the not-for-profit lead industry body dedicated to promoting the safe use of ladders and stepladders. We work closely with the HSE and the Access Industry Forum to support codes of good practice, minimum standards for equipment, trained and qualified operatives, and education in the work at height sector. Our members include manufacturers, rental companies, training providers and ladder users. In addition to administering the LadderCard training scheme, we publish free safety guidance on our website.
The 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. The Confederation produces a range of industry-recognised safety & technical guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. NASC members are strictly audited – ensuring the highest possible standards are met. These standards are recognised by construction industry leaders, who continue to stipulate NASC-only companies for access and scaffolding.
PASMA knows access towers and cares about the people who use them. Our members include manufacturers, hire companies, hire & assembly businesses, training centres and instructors with one thing in common – they prioritise the safety of tower users in all that they do. As the recognised expert on mobile access towers, prefabricated tower scaffolds and low level work platforms, PASMA operates the industry-standard training scheme and publishes safety-related guidance and resources on our website.
LFI is a 4th generation family business based in Gloucester and a market-leading UK manufacturer of aluminium, steel, timber, and fibreglass access equipment for over 70 years. As a great British manufacturer, and ladder specialist, we have quality at the heart of everything we do. Not only are we Kitemark accredited to ISO9001:2015, our products that supply the DIY, trade & construction industries meet or exceed the EN131 standard. Safety First. That’s LFI.
Premier Technical Services Group Ltd (PTSG) is one of Europe’s leading providers of façade access and fall arrest equipment services, lightning protection and electrical testing, high-level services, fire solutions and water treatment.With 47 UK multi-disciplinary service centres and 20,000 customers, PTSG counts a number of the industry’s leading contractors among its partners.Our five business divisions operate independently, providing specific products and services, but can also combine to deliver a complete specialist services solution.
WernerCo™ is the leading distributor of access products designed for working at height. Recognised as the global leader in the manufacture and distribution of access towers, climbing equipment and ladders, WernerCo products are built to provide performance and protection on jobsites around the world. Brands include Werner®, Youngman®, BoSS®, ZARGES® and other licensed brands, and WernerCo’s head office with state of the art manufacturing facility is based in Maldon Essex with a national distribution centre in Burton Upon Trent.
Astley Hire is an Industrial Equipment Hire company based in the Northwest of England. Established in 1966 as a Tool hire business we have diversified over the years into Powered Access Equipment, Cleaning Equipment, Scaffold towers, Heating and Cooling Equipment. We are also an IPAF and PASMA approved training centre running course daily from our location in Leigh. We pride ourselves on Quality, Reliability and Service across all aspects of our business.
Certas Energy is the largest distributor of fuels, lubricants and related services in the UK, delivering over 6 billion litres of oil to homes and businesses every year. Our cross-sector expertise, extensive supply network and commitment to safety and sustainability keeps our customers moving – all year round. We are dedicated to upholding a culture of world-class safety and compliance principles, underpinned by our proprietary ‘Safety F1rst’ and ‘Doing the Right Thing’ initiatives – protecting our customers, colleagues, suppliers and the environment.
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is a not-for-profit members’ organisation that promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide. Members include manufacturers, rental companies, contractors and users. IPAF as an organisation strives to improve work at height safety and to prevent falls from height. Peter Douglas, IPAF’s CEO and Managing Director, is a trustee of the No Falls Foundation.
Ladderstore were established in 2004 and offer a wide range of access equipment such as ladders, towers, training, inspections and bespoke systems from the UKs leading brands. We are passionate about safe working at height and share the ethos that everyone who works at height should go home safely at the end of the day. Each member of our team has completed accredited training to give the peace of mind to our customers that throughout our team we have the knowledge to help keep them safe.
Versalift are the world’s largest vehicle mounted platform manufacturer – with over 50 years of experience in the design and manufacture of premium quality access equipment. As market leader, Versalift provides customers with innovative products from Versalift and Ruthmann, for real-life working at height solutions. With a reputation for industry ‘firsts’, Versalift works with many of the UK and Ireland’s major telecom companies, utilities, and major contractors in both the private and public sectors.