Our current schemes are established on Active Fire Protection. Active Fire Protection (AFP) relates to Fire Detection (smoke, flame or heat) and alarm systems linked with this, Fire Suppression (controlling or extinguishing of fire) and the construction and maintenance of these systems in place. As the basis for all fire protection is a competent Fire Risk Assessment, BAFE also has a scheme for companies that provide this service.
The BAFE Schemes cover the following areas. Companies can become Third Party Certificated (via a UKAS Accredited Third Party Certification Body) to provide one or more of these fire safety services:
BAFE also acknowledge the following two LPCB Third Party Certification schemes to allow BAFE Registration:
Legal obligations nationwide require the appointed responsible person for fire safety for commercial/non-domestic premises to have adequate fire protection.