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Specifying works for your fire detection and alarm system

Specifying works for your fire detection and alarm system

Information regarding using third party certified companies for your fire detection and alarm system requirements.

The BAFE Fire Detection and Alarm Systems SP203-1 scheme is made up of four modules: Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance.These four modules recognise the different skills needed for client requirements. Fire protection companies can gain certification in all modules or chosen individual modules depending on the services they offer. It is recommended to specify what area companies should be certified in for your desired works. BAFE registered companies will be certified via on of five UKAS accredited certification bodies:


• BSI (British Standards Institution)
• NICEIC (Certsure)
• IEC (Independent European Certification Ltd)
• NSI (National Security Inspectorate)
• SSAIB (Security Systems Alarm Inspection Board)

Use of BAFE Fire Detection and Alarm Systems SP203-1 registered companies can assist in the reduction of false alarm activations and will ensure your systems are compliant with law.

Specify: BAFE registration for Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (SP203-1) Scheme + What modules you require (Design, Installation, Commissioning and/or Maintenance)

You can verify a company’s BAFE registration(s) via the BAFE website search tool or by contacting the BAFE office info@bafe.org.uk / call 0844 335 0897


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