About BAFE

BAFE is the independent registration body for third-party certificated fire safety organisations across the UK.

The BAFE Fire Safety Register offers a comprehensive record of third-party certificated competent organisations that business owners, property managers, facility managers, specifiers, and others who require assistance can use to help manage their fire safety responsibilities and obligations.

BAFE deliver and administer an extensive register of third-party certificated fire safety service organisations. End users specifying a third-party certificated BAFE registered organisation can have peace of mind that their fire safety compliance requirements are being fulfilled by a provider with quality evidence of their competency for specific services.

BAFE operate competency schemes for UKAS accredited third-party certification in the following areas:

  • Fire Risk Assessment (BAFE competency scheme no. SP205).
  • Non-Domestic fire detection and fire alarm system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. SP203-1).
  • Fire extinguisher maintenance/servicing (BAFE competency scheme no. SP101).
  • Emergency lighting system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. SP203-4).
  • Fixed gaseous fire extinguishing system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. SP203-3).
  • Kitchen fire protection system (kitchen suppression/extinguishing systems) design, installation, commissioning, recharge and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. SP206).
  • Dry and wet riser/falling installations service and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. SP105).
  • Evacuation alert system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. SP207).
  • Domestic Grade D fire detection and fire alarm system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance (BAFE competency scheme no. DS301).
Working with UKAS Accredited Certification Bodies

BAFE licensed to provide assessment and award third-party certification to the scope of one or more specific BAFE competency schemes.

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