The British Approvals for Fire Equipment (“BAFE”) was “established in 1984, is a non-profit making organisation and operates independent third party schemes of approval for fire protection systems and services
They have a Council on which are represented all major stakeholder
interests, including the Department for Communities and
Local Government, as well as consumer interests, enforcement authorities, insurers, certification bodies, the trade and other interested parties” (taken from BAFE’s homepage and their
Amongst their other functions, BAFE are the body responsible for the authoring of trade specific standards used in conjunction with BS EN ISO 9001 in this trade. Most relevant amongst these
and ST104 which relates to the Contract Maintenance of Portable Fire Extinguishers
and SP203-1, the modular scheme relating to
Fire Detection & Alarm Systems.
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In selecting a BAFE registered business, you are ensuring that “its products and services conform to recognised standards...Where relevant an independent third party certificate of conformance is issued that can be used as part of a statutory defence in law, should the necessity arise” (taken from
BAFE’s “User or Buyer” page).
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certification and registration.