Scaffolding Association and SMAS Worksafe form partnership

The Scaffolding Association and SMAS Worksafe (Safety Management Advisory Service) have formally joined in a professional partnership to benefit members of both organisations.

With the Scaffolding Association selecting SMAS Worksafe as its SSIP scheme of choice, Association members can now benefit from a 20 per cent discount off the SMAS Worksafe full assessment (applicable to first-year applicants only) as well as a Health and Safety helpline and increased visibility to the SMAS Worksafe client base, which includes of over 45 of the biggest house builders in the UK as well as many other organisations in construction.

Robert Candy, the Scaffolding Association chief executive, said: “This new partnership with SMAS Worksafe supports our efforts to drive standards across the industry, enabling us to help develop a business framework that scaffolding contractors and clients of all sizes can benefit from, and help us all in our quest for a safer, stronger and more professional industry.”

Hollie Baxter, Head of Client Relations at SMAS Worksafe, said: “It’s great news to be able to formalise a partnership with another organisation that promotes the safety and wellbeing of workers, in this case the scaffolding industry. I look forward to a long last relationship between us.”

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