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Trading

The applicant has to have been trading for two full years as a limited liability company and needs to be able to produce financial statements prepared by the company accountants to the board of Directors for the period.

VAT

The applicant must be VAT registered.

Insurance

The applicant must hold adequate levels of insurance appropriate to the activities of the
business.

Health & Safety

The applicant must:

  • Provide a satisfactory signed Health and Safety policy statement;
  • Provide evidence that it meets current health and safety legislation;

Audit

The applicant must complete the NASC Code of Practice audit covering Quality Systems & Procedures, Product Testing, Raw Material & Components and Process Control. Where appropriate relevant BS, EN & ISO Standards are utilised.

Security

NASC members are expected to be actively involved in crime prevention and should report all thefts of scaffolding plant and equipment to the NASC and the police.

Meeting Attendance

The applicant must be represented at a minimum of two NASC regional meetings per
year. The applicant must be prepared to nominate a representative to participate in
NASC standing committees, e.g. training, health and safety, technical, contractual, and
security.

Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC)

Members shall operate terms and conditions of employment in accordance with
agreements reached from time to time by the construction Industry Joint Council or its
successors, and shall abide by such statutory wage controls as may apply in respect
of all employees, and shall take all reasonable steps to ensure wherever possible and
practicable that their labour force is operated on a ‘directly employed’ basis.

Code of Conduct

An applicant must be prepared to abide by the NASC Code of Conduct and the NASC Byelaws and Rules.