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  • The MATS Group continues to closely monitor the ongoing Covid-19 situation and the announcement of the second national lockdown in England from 5th November. We encourage all training providers and delegates to continue to follow all Government and devolved Government advice. At present, the majorit

  • In March 2020, due to the restrictions imposed by the UK Government due to COVID-19, the MATS Group proposed an interim extension to certain certifications required for working at height. This original training extension expired on 20th September 2020. The MATS group has reviewed the options availab

  • The MATS Group Autumn Newsletter 2020 is available now. The newsletter features the groups latest reaction to the Covid-19 outbreak, an update on the 2021 MATS Group Conference as well as looking at the new working at height training course.

  • The MATS Group has revised and updated Guidance Note GN-005 “Medical Requirements for Climbing Masts & Towers”. We are now inviting all stakeholders for feedback/suggestions for this draft document and we welcome your views. Click to download Guidance Note GN-005 Please send your com

  • Please note that some climbers will have been issued with EUSR registration cards that have a 14 month period stated on them. This was created to offer climbers a grace period from which if you missed the course expiry date, you would not be deleted from the EUSR database for 2 months. This has resu

  • The institute of Engineering and Technology feels there has been an “infodemic” of misleading and false information about 5G and alleged health effects. Some of it is pure fantasy, but there have also been sincere concerns expressed by some people, including scientists, who are not up to date with h

  • In March 2020, due to the restrictions imposed by the UK Government due to COVID-19, the MATS Group proposed an interim extension to certain certifications required for working at height. This original training extension is due to expire on the 20th June 2020. The MATS group has reviewed the options

  • The MATS Group Summer Newsletter 2020 is available now. The newsletter features the groups reaction to the Covid-19 outbreak, an update on the 2020 MATS Group Conference as well as a article on the recent attacks on telecommunications and broadcast structures by 5G protesters.

  • We would like to thank everybody who purchased tickets and who agreed to exhibit at our 4th MATS Annual Conference which was originally due to take place in April and then October due to the Covid-19 situation. Leading up to the event our top priority remains the safety, health and well-being of you

  • We are pleased to welcome WPD Telecoms as new members of the MATS Group.