Welcome to the Association of Technical Lightning & Access Specialists

The Association of Technical Lightning & Access Specialists (ATLAS) has been representing the leading companies in the lightning protection and specialist access at height sectors since 1946.

At the forefront of all industry developments, ATLAS is committed to improving working practices, technical excellence and the skills of the workforce to provide the highest quality service to the industry’s clients.

  • Financial stability and proven track record
  • Recognised technical standards
  • Commitment to health and safety
  • Competent and qualified workforce
  • Access to the latest guidance and information
  • Collaborative working
  • Forum for sharing best practice.


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Save the Date for The Health & Safety Event

Save the date! ATLAS will be exhibiting at The Health & Safety Event which will be held from 28-30 April 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham. This event is a fantastic networking opportunity and a great way to develop and further your knowledge of health and safety in varying sectors. Register your free place now on The Health & Safety Event website.

ATLAS President Attends Parliament

ATLAS President, Jason Harfield, attended the recent All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Meeting on enhanced reporting in Parliament. The meeting discussed accidents and near-misses when working at height, and ideas for enhanced reporting, which would require more detail in the future. Jason represented ATLAS at the meeting to provide feedback on how enhanced reporting could be used to help prevent future incidents. Speakers at the meeting included Head of Operational Safety, Rick Brunt, and Acting Team Leader of the Safety Unit, Alex Farnhill, both from the Health & Safety Executive. Andrew Delahunt, Director of Technical Safety at IPAF, also presented at the meeting and covered the emotional impact of falls from height and how to make the reporting easier to navigate. Chair of APPG, Alison Thewliss MP, was also in attendance.

A Successful AIF National Work at Height Conference

More than 150 delegates from all over the UK attended the AIF National Work at Height Conference and Exhibition on Thursday 14 November at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford. Delegates heard from 13 different speakers on the latest trends and developments in working at height, which included the official launch of 'Safety Steps', a new initiative from CONIAC aimed at designers, clients, managers, supervisors and operatives - now hosted on the AIF website. Speakers at the event included Peter Bennett OBE (Chair of AIF), Sarah Jardine (HSE), Dr Shaun Lundy (University of Greenwich) and many more! The conference ended with a panel discussion chaired by Hannah Williams of the No Falls Foundation with Jason Anker MBE, Paul Blanchard and Dylan Skelhorn, all whom are ambassadors of the charity. The conference was supported by an impressive line-up of exhibitors, including ATLAS who were represented by Chair of ATLAS PR Committee, Eleanor Hill and ATLAS Council Member, Roy Westwick. You can read the full press release here.

Save the Date for No Falls Foundation Charity Ball

Save the date! The No Falls Foundation Charity Ball will be held on Saturday 31 October 2020 at Coombe Abbey Hotel in Coventry. No Falls Foundation is a charity dedicated to preventing falls from height and helping people affected by the consequences of a fall. All profits made will be donated to the cause.


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