WMS Fire: Accreditations

BSI Kitemark
The Chief Fire Officers Association now strongly recommends third party certification by a UKAS accredited organization, for companies who design, install, commission and maintain fire detection and alarm systems. This now applies to all fire detection systems, as of 1st September 2008.

ECA
Founded in 1901, the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) is the UK’s leading trade association representing the interests of contractors who design, install, inspect, test and maintain electrical and electronic equipment and services.

BAFE
BAFE is supported by Government, Statutory bodies, the Fire and Rescue Services, Insurers and leading Trade Bodies. BAFE develops Third Party certification schemes with all the interested parties and works with UKAS accredited Certification Bodies to assess and approve companies to these standards.

Certification International
Certification International is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to provide certification to ISO 9001.

ISO 9001 is recognised as the most prevalent international standard. It provides a framework that enables businesses to develop and implement their own quality-management systems for the manufacture and supply of virtually all products and services it is an assurance that your organisation has a robust quality system, giving your customers added confidence.

FIA
The Fire Industry Association, or the FIA as we are more commonly known, is a not-for-profit trade association with the aim of promoting the professional status of the UK fire safety industry. Our main objective is to promote the professional standards of the fire industry through close liaison and lobbying with Government and official bodies as well other key organisations in the industry.

FSA
“Supporting the Profession to Safeguard the Client”
With more than 300 members across the United Kingdom, the Fire and Security Association (FSA) is the fastest growing representative body for companies that design, install, commission, maintain and monitor electronic fire and security systems.