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30 Apr 2019

The NASC 2019 Safety Report!

 

The National Access and Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) has published its annual safety report. The safety report documents and analyses accident and injury statistics for its member operatives – a total of 16,645 employees.

The findings in the report show that:

  • NASC members recorded 113 accidents and injuries on site during 2018 – equating to one incident for every 150 operatives
  • The 113 injuries recorded means that more than 99% of all NASC member operatives – went through 2018 accident free
  • There were also no operative fatalities last year, for the sixth consecutive year
  • There was a 27% spike in the number of workplace accidents and injuries in 2018

Throughout 2018, Brogan Group Ltd had a total of 221 employees across our operations working a total of 449,172 man-hours with zero RIDDOR Reportable accidents and an accident frequency rate of zero. We are committed to continually improving the safety of our operations with regards to our operatives, other contractors on site and the general public at all times.

Robin James, Managing Director of NASC stated, “NASC believes wholeheartedly in safety leadership, accountability and transparency, which is why it goes to such great lengths every year to collate, analyse and publish a details safety report to enable the NASC to focus on strategies and guidance to improve the scaffolding industry.”