NASC Launches New Website!
11th February 2016
The NASC has launched a brand new website, as announced at the Confederation’s AGM in November 2015.
The new site boasts much improved navigation, a responsive format that provides an optimum browsing experience across all platforms and viewing devices, integrated social media feeds and an easy to navigate online shop for the purchase of industry guidance and publications, with clearly labelled member and non-member pricing structures for the NASC’s Safety and Technical guidance, and colour coded navigation. There is also separate, easy to find expanded sections for core technical and safety guidance (TG & SG), such as TG20:13 (‘Good Practice Guidance for Tube and Fitting Scaffolding’) and SG4:15 (‘Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations.’)
Speaking to Simian, NASC’s Managing Director, Robin James, said, “The new website is a step change in comparison to the out-going one. It now offers users the ability to view the site perfectly on mobile and tablet devices, which is increasingly important in this day and age. Members and non-members alike now have a richer resource to tap into, which is easy to navigate. And our online shop is now more obvious, easier to access – hopefully allowing us to distribute our industry-leading safety and technical guidance to the scaffolding sector, the wider construction industry.”
The site also features a whole new membership section – to reflect the current NASC President, Alan Lilley’s desire to boost SME’s to join the organisation. And the site also includes a fully-loaded member’s area – with access for Full, Non-Contracting and Information Only member
Further information sections have been added to the new site, offering quick access to the NASC’s Product Code of Practice, NASC Yearbook, Annual Safety Reports, video guidance, media libraries, FAQs, useful links and scaffolding training sections. And the menu systems – on both desktop and mobile (phone and tablet) versions – are simple and easy to navigate, with a large, moving home page slider offering quick links to key areas.
The social media interface of the site – accessed primarily from the home page, but also via the simple header and footer menus – allows users to keep up to speed with the latest NASC updates, with a busy news section and constantly-updated social media platform.
NASC Marketing Manager, Phil Royle said: “The driving force of the project was to modernise the out-going website, make the online shop more visible and user-friendly, carry across a wealth of important safety and technical guidance and create more brand awareness – assisting in our mission to encourage membership sign-ups and the continued growth of the organisation.
We are thrilled with the result. The new website better reflects our brand values and position within the construction industry, whilst offering users a richer, simpler and mobile-optimised user experience – perfect for the times we live in. It’s loaded with great content, industry news, up to date scaffolding guidance and vibrant social media.”
Discover the new website at: www.nasc.org.uk, where you will find details about becoming an NASC member, more about the latest SG4:15 ‘Preventing Falls in Scaffolding Operations’ Safety Guidance notes, details on the TG20:13 full suite the online shop, active news and social media and much more.