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BAFE Appoint New Compliance Manager

Monday 29th January 2018

Press Release 29/01/2018

BAFE, The independent register of quality fire safety service providers, would like to announce the appointment of Stephen James as Compliance Manager. This new role has been introduced to acknowledge the substantial growth in BAFE registered company numbers in recent years and the responsibility the organisation shares with our Certification Bodies to ensure registered organisations remain compliant to the BAFE schemes.


Stephen brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having been part of the fire industry for over 35 years. He began his career covering refilling, refurbishing, and testing of portable extinguishers also working on hose reels, dry risers and fire hydrants. Developing into an extinguisher engineer and later a service manager responsible for quality procedures including ISO9001 and third party certification.


Stephen Adams, BAFE Chief Executive said: “With an ever growing demand for competent providers of fire protection works, it is vital we continue to ensure that the BAFE marque of approval is used by competent and compliant organisations. Steve will be a great addition to the organisation to assist the BAFE Scheme management, our partner Certification Bodies and our Registered Companies in reviewing and acting on all instances of non-conformities, helping to police the BAFE brand and ensure it remains the highest echelon of quality.”


Stephen James stated: “throughout my career in the fire industry BAFE has always represented the highest level of quality, it is a humbling thought that now I can provide support in upholding this within this new role.”

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