June 18, 2024

Leading the charge in enhancing safety practices within the scaffolding and access industry, National Access & Scaffolding Confederation (NASC) proudly announces the launch of its ground-breaking SG6 Manual Handling Training Video. This cutting-edge digital resource is meticulously designed to revolutionise training methodologies and significantly mitigate risks associated with manual handling, one of the most critical areas in scaffolding and access operations.

Crafted with precision and expertise, the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video offers a comprehensive approach to address the intricate challenges posed by manual handling within the industry. Leveraging advanced techniques and best practices, the video serves as an indispensable tool for scaffolding and access operatives, empowering them with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate this higher-risk domain with confidence and proficiency.

What sets the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video apart is its innovative delivery format, using state of the art digital avatars, tailored to accommodate diverse learning environments. Whether incorporated into toolbox talks on handheld devices or utilised in classroom and office settings, the video seamlessly adapts to various training scenarios, ensuring maximum accessibility and effectiveness.

Moreover, as part of the NASC ePortal subscription, access to this ground-breaking resource comes at no additional cost to subscribers. This strategic product underscores the ongoing collective commitment to advancing safety standards across the industry, making essential training more accessible than ever before.

Key features of the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video include:

The SG6 Video has been created to focus on the relevant issues and the required learning needed to keep everyone safe from injury in the scaffolding sector, and includes more detail about what employers should assess when looking at client sites prior to work commencing, and asks them to also consider other NASC guidance in their RAMS, such as SG5 Overhead power sources, SG31 Management of Slips and Trips, and SG34 Guidance on protection of the public (when looking at prevention of falling material).

Commenting on the launch, Clive Dickin, CEO of NASC, remarked, “We are thrilled to introduce the SG6 Manual Handling Training Video, a pioneering resource that promises to redefine safety standards within the scaffolding and access industry. With its innovative approach and seamless integration into existing training frameworks, we are confident that this video will serve as a catalyst for driving positive change and fostering a culture of safety excellence.”