BAFE updates and publishes Version 8 of competency scheme document for fire detection and alarm systems

BAFE has updated its SP203-1 Document for the Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems. Read More

BAFE and NAPIT celebrate new fire safety system certification

BAFE and NAPIT has announced what is said to be the 'first ever' Third-Party Certification to the DS301 competency scheme. Read More

BAFE and NAPIT publish new data highlighting growing fire safety failure rates

BAFE Fire Safety Register and NAPIT have published new research considering domestic fire safety, highlighting failure rates. Read More

BAFE Fire Safety Register appoints new Managing Director

The BAFE Fire Safety Register have announced the appointment of its new Managing Director, Dr Justin Maltby-Smith CEng FIET CMgr FCMI. Read More

ECS Steering Committee approves FireQual Qualifications

FireQual now has qualifications that act as eligibility criteria for the FESS Systems Operative Card in Fire as part of the ECS Card Scheme. Read More

BAFE and NAPIT announce competency scheme for Domestic Fire Detection and Alarms

The new scheme will assess the competency of organisations who provide design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services. Read More

FIA Fireside Chat: BAFE’s Douglas Barnett on opportunity and progression in fire safety

The Fire Industry Association sits down with Douglas Barnett, Director at AXA and Chairman of BAFE - we pick out some of the highlights. Read More

BAFE and BSI announce third party certification for wet and dry riser service and maintenance scheme

BAFE and BSI have announced that the first registration and third party certification has been achieved for the new wet and dry riser service and maintenance scheme. Read More

BAFE launches Evacuation Alert Systems Scheme

BAFE has announced that the SP207 Evacuation Alert Systems Scheme Document is now available, supporting British Standard 8629. Read More

BAFE establishes FireQual and announces its Qualifications Manager

The FIA has announced that BAFE will be acquiring the operation of the FIA AO, following extensive discussions between the two organisations. Read More

BAFE and NSI call for responses to Emergency Evacuation Scheme public consultation

BAFE has announced its new Emergency Evacuation Scheme, which is available to view and comment on for a four-week consultation period by industry. Read More

UKAS backs ‘Don’t just specify, verify!’ campaign from BAFE

BAFE has launched a new campaign to inform premises management and the public that specifying Third Party Certification is only part of the process in acting with due diligence. Read More

SSAIB achieves 300th BAFE Certification

SSAIB, one of the licensed certification bodies who deliver BAFE scheme assessments, says it is delighted to have achieved a historic milestone of 300 active BAFE scheme-certificated companies. Read More

New ‘first of its kind’ competency scheme launched by BAFE

A new scheme to assess the competency of dry riser/wet riser service and maintenance providers has been launched by BAFE. Read More

FSA Awards wins backing of four influential industry bodies

The Fire & Security Association (FSA) Awards have four new partners: BAFE, the Fire Protection Association (FPA), National Security Inspectorate (NSI) and Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB). Read More

BAFE tailors Fire Risk Assessment Scheme to sole traders

BAFE, the independent register of quality fire safety service providers, has revised the Scheme Document for its Fire Risk Assessment […] Read More


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