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Specifying works for your fixed gaseous fire extinguishing system

Specifying works for your fixed gaseous fire extinguishing system

Information regarding using third party certified companies for your fixed gaseous fire extinguishing system requirements.

Companies registered to the BAFE Fixed Gaseous Fire Extinguishing System SP203-3 scheme recognise the importance of providing compliant systems while at the same time minimising inadvertent discharges.

The SP203 schemes are 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 one of two UKAS accredited certification bodies:


• BSI (British Standards Institution)
• NSI (National Security Inspectorate)

Specify: BAFE registration for Fixed Gaseous Fire Extinguishing Systems (SP203-3) 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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