NASC Donates £1,500 To TRAD’s Charity Fund

30th March 2021

UK Scaffolding trade body the NASC has pledged its support for TRAD’s 50th-anniversary charity appeal.

TRAD Group (‘TRAD’), one of the UK’s leading scaffolding and access companies, is delighted that leading industry body, the National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (‘NASC’) has donated £1,500 to its charity appeal.

The generous donation from the confederation has enabled TRAD Group to hit their March target of £15k for their chosen charities and with more donations still to come, will succeed their £15k goal within the coming days, TRAD said.

TRAD’s CEO, Des Moore, served as President of the NASC from 2017 to 2019 and spoke about the donation: “This is a generous donation from the NASC and much appreciated by everyone at TRAD and by the charities we have chosen to work with during our 50th anniversary year.

Every penny will go towards these great causes and we are extremely grateful for the support shown from NASC as it has enabled us to hit our target earlier than expected; and it is such a great achievement that we have been able to hit our £15k goal for March”

As part of its 50th year celebrations, TRAD has committed to raising £75,000 for three national charities: The Royal British Legion, MIND and the MS Society. These charities have all been chosen by the TRAD workforce, and represent a real cross-section of the charities that are in need of help at the moment, particularly given the reduction in general fundraising caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

During March, TRAD has been involved with a targeted internal campaign, 50k’s for 50 years, where employees have been encouraged to walk, cycle or run 50k during the month. Many people took the challenge on board, with CEO Des Moore completing 300k during the month, and finishing with a 30 mile hike in one day on Saturday 26th March!

Robin James, NASC Managing Director, said: “The NASC is pleased to support Trad Group’s 50k’s for 50 years fundraising challenge. I’m sure the money raised for the chosen charities will help make a huge difference for a wide range of people in need across the UK.”

NASC

NASC

The NASC is recognised as the national trade body for access and scaffolding in the UK, producing a wide range of industry guidance for scaffolding contractors, their operatives and their clients. Members of the NASC are strictly regulated to ensure a continuous high standard of scaffolding practice.

The Scaffolding Association is the largest trade organisation in the UK scaffolding and access sector, campaigning to raise standards of safety, quality and workforce skills.

Temporary Works Forum

Temporary Works Forum

Leading the Construction industry to change for the better in the discipline of temporary works…

The aim of Temporary Works forum (TWf) is to encourage open discussion of any matter related to temporary works, for the good of the industry overall. The Forum is open to anyone, individual or corporate, working within the industry and sharing this intent.

Mission
To be an advocate and recognized authority on temporary works and construction method design, working to raise standards and awareness across the construction sector.

ROSPA

ROSPA

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents – actively involved in the promotion of safety and the prevention of accidents in all areas, demonstrating our commitment to safety and providing us with operational guidelines.

BSI ISO 9001

BSI ISO 9001

ISO 9001 is the internationally recognized Quality Management System (QMS) standard that can benefit any size of organization and is designed to be a powerful business improvement tool.

TRAD UK have been audited by BSi and are accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme for fleet operators which aims to raise the level of quality within fleet operations, and to demonstrate which operators are achieving exemplary levels of best practice in safety, efficiency, and environmental protection.

CHAS

CHAS

CHAS is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK. It is available to suppliers (those who provide goods and services) and to organisations (buyers) looking for suitably competent suppliers.

Constructionline

Constructionline

Constructionline is the UK’s largest Government-owned register of contractors and consultants for the construction industry. Constructionline standards are high, all suppliers are pre-qualified to the official Government pre-qualified standard.

BM TRADA membership and subsequent annual Scaffold Board grading accreditation allows TRAD to inspect the quality of their scaffold boards both new and in service. This ensures that the quality of their scaffold boards are always measured and comply with the current BS2482 – 2009 standard.

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