About us


An official membership body covering the sling and carrier support industry, ACESL furthers the interests of all involved in sling and carrier support.

  • Increasing the recognition of carrying support organisations and individuals as professionals.
  • Raising standards for all involved in sling and carrier support.
  • Facilitating professional relationships between related areas of the industry, including representing the interests of carrier support professionals with the insurance industry, manufacturers, and healthcare providers.
  • Increasing the profile of the industry with the general public, including increasing access to local services.
  • Providing a trusted, visible face and united front to the press and public.
  • Building confidence in end-users with professional standards and code of conduct.
  • Access to high-quality industry-specific support for organisations within the structure, including continuing professional development, practical resources and mentoring.