PASMA, the UK based access/scaffold tower association has appointed Brian Parker as chairman of the Training Committee.
Parker’s current role is business development manager at AFI-Uplift. He has been in the access industry for more than 20 years, having joined Peter Hird and Sons as training and safety manager in 1996. Moving to AFI-Uplift 10 years later as health and safety manager, apart from a spell with HSS as national specialist training manager, he has remained with the company ever since. His experience also includes 15 years as a senior IPAF training instructor, and he is an IPAF UK council member and was recently appointed to the HAE Tools, Plant & Equipment Board.
PASMA said: “Brian has over 20 years experience in training for the safety sector and holds many credits to his name, including Grad IOSH and MIIRSM, and has served on the BSI Committee for the review of BS 8460:2017 - safe use of aerial work platforms. His skills and expertise will make a most welcome contribution in developing the future of PASMA training.”