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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ATLAS Launches New Edition of 21st Century Steeplejack Campaign

ATLAS is delighted to launch the second edition of its 21st Century Steeplejack Campaign. The campaign aims to modernise image of the steeplejack and promote the variety of services they offer to a multitude of industries. This year, the campaign focusses on ecclesiastical buildings. The campaign has used Conservation & Heritage Journal and Ecclesiastical and Heritage World to deliver its message. Learn more by visiting our web page where you can download the campaign poster and find out how to get involved by spreading the message. You can also order a physical copy of the poster by completing our order form.

ATLAS Announces Winner of Second Photo Competition

ATLAS is delighted to announce the winner of the second quarter of its photo competition. The £200 prize goes to Craig MacKay from Balmore Specialist Contracts. We would like to congratulate Craig on his fantastic photograph, and all thank members who entered the competition. The next deadline is Tuesday 31 August 2021, so please make sure to send your best photos to Megan Gee to be in with the chance of winning £200! To see previous winners, check out our photo competition page on the ATLAS website.

ATLAS Celebrates 75th Anniversary

2021 marks ATLAS’ 75th Anniversary, as the Association has been representing the leading companies in the lightning protection and specialist access at height sectors since 1946. To celebrate the 75th Anniversary, ATLAS will be launching a video including footage and photographs from our members later this year. ATLAS will also be running a quarterly photo competition throughout the year, which will give members the chance to win a prize of £200 each quarter! We are proud to have represented the best in lightning protection and specialist access for the last 75 years, and look forward to celebrating the achievements of the industry throughout 2021.

ATLAS Training Back on Track

ATLAS is delighted to announce the launch of its first BS EN:62305 Accreditation & Refresher courses of 2021. The courses will be held in the Marriott Victoria & Albert Hotel in Manchester between 4 – 12 August 2021. To find out more about dates and how to book, please visit our Training & Events calendar.


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