Brighton EMC test facility secures UKAS accreditation

Paxton has gained UKAS accreditation for their in-house public-facing product test facility in Sussex. Read More

EA accepts CertAlarm Scheme

EA has successfully evaluated and accepted the CertAlarm Scheme as a Conformity Assessment Scheme (CAS), operating in EA member countries. Read More

New FESS assessment to accredit experienced fire industry workers launched by NET

A new route for fire industry technicians to become accredited to the industry Level 3 standard has been launched by National Electrotechnical Training. 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

FPA wins UKAS accreditation to assess effectiveness of external cladding

The Fire Protection Association (FPA) has won the right to carry out BS8414 tests backed by UKAS accreditation. BS8414, which comprises two parts, concerns the fire performance of external cladding systems. Read More

WATCH: What is third-party certification? BAFE explains

BAFE, the independent register of trusted fire safety service providers, has produced a video explaining the merits of third-party certification. Third-party-certificated companies must satisfy stringent, regular assessments to prove their competence and reliability. Read More

Vanderbilt SPC accredited to first cybersecurity standard dedicated to intrusion systems

Vanderbilt’s SPC intrusion system has been accredited to the NF A2P Cyber-RTC cybersecurity standard from French approval body CNPP. Read More

Security accreditation raises standards – so why are my NSI credentials never checked?

Systems integrator Stephen Goodridge outlines the benefits of NSI accreditation and says awareness of the scheme is not as high as it should be. Read More

SSAIB Gains UKAS Accreditation Against Investigative Services Standard

The fire, security and telecare certification body for UK and Ireland has already conducted pilot assessments with numerous companies working in this field as part of its UKAS assessment. Read More

BT Redcare Gains Third-Party Certification LPS 1277 3.0

Administered by the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB) of BRE Global LPS 1277 reassures customers of products' high standards. Read More

Exova Warringtonfire Extends Smoke and Toxicity Testing Capabilities

Anticipating an increase in demand for smoke and toxic testing, Exova Warringtonfire has enhanced its testing capabilities by investing in a second burn chamber and Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer (FTIR) at its Warrington laboratory. Read More


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