BAFE


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

BAFE kitchen fire suppression scheme off and running with first certified providers

Buckingham-based Abbot Fire Group was presented with a certificate at the recent NSI Summit 2019 in Birmingham, as was Bury-based Nobel Fire 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

Compliance certificates launched to tackle commercial kitchen fires

Fire safety firms will soon be able to issue clients with NSI/BAFE certificates of compliance to give reassurance that kitchen fire protection systems are fit for purpose. Read More

BAFE announces third party certification for kitchen fire suppression systems

BAFE has developed a scheme for third-party certification of the design, installation, commissioning, recharge and maintenance of kitchen fire suppression/extinguishing […] Read More

WATCH: Tackling the skills crisis in fire and security with apprenticeships

Find out how the security industry is collaborating with colleges around the UK to promote apprenticeships to address the chronic skills shortage in fire and security engineering. Read More

Updated fire extinguisher servicing scheme now includes asbestos awareness

BAFE has launched the revised SP101 scheme, which seeks to recalibrate the definition of competence in the context of fire extinguisher services. Read More

BAFE issues revised fire extinguisher servicing competency scheme document

BAFE has revised its fire extinguisher maintenance/service scheme and BAFE SP101:2017 this is now available via the BAFE website. Read More

BAFE scheme revamp on fire extinguisher maintenance now open to consultation

BAFE invited feedback on proposed changes to the SP101/ST104 scheme, which pertains to the competence of technicians who maintain fire extinguishers. Read More

BAFE CEO highlights fire monitoring deficiencies at CSL Insurers’ Forum

In the video below BAFE CEO Stephen Adams offers his thoughts on the state of UK fire monitoring, expressing concerns about growing fire losses and responses to incidents at HMOs, care homes and empty buildings. Read More



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