Latest information from BAFE regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Please refer to your Certification Body for further information regarding coronavirus and BAFE scheme assessment/s (as these are delivered via UKAS Accredited Certification Bodies licensed by BAFE).
Please refer to training providers (external of BAFE) for their own coronavirus procedures regarding BS5306 training/exam.
Please find links below for the latest information published by BAFE regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).
It is important to note information was appropriate at the time it was published. BAFE continue to monitor the situation and is taking measures to ensure everyone remains safe. BAFE will post updates on our news section when required (posts will also appear here for reference).
Information published by NSI 27/05/2020
Information published by Scottish Government 21/05/2020
Information published 22/05/2020
Please note this survey will close 22/05/2020
Information published 20/05/2020
Information published by Construction Leadership Council 19/05/2020
Brian Sims asked Stephen Adams if he wished to use the platform to say anything regarding the current coronavirus pandemic situation and what this meant for the future of the fire safety industry.
Stephen Adams, Chief Executive – BAFE, will be speaking about the importance of Third Party Certification and the current coronavirus pandemic and the working environment.
Information published by HM Government 13/05/2020
Information published by HM Government 11/05/2020
Information published by Cabinet Office 07/05/2020
Information published by Construction Industry Council (CIC) 24/04/2020
Information from Construction Industry Council (CIC) 22/04/2020
Information published by SSAIB 17/04/2020
Information published by HM Treasury 15/04/2020
Information Published by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) 15/04/2020
Information published by Construction Leadership Council 15/04/2020
Information distributed and published by Fire Sector Federation 08/04/2020
Information published by Public Sector Executive 07/04/2020
Information from FPA (Fire Protection Association) and RISCAuthority 03/04/2020
Information published by Construction Leadership Council 23/03/2020 (updated 02/04/2020)
Information from NSI published 01/04/2020
Information from the Construction Industry Council (CIC) 30/03/2020
Information published by IFSM 26/03/2020
Information published by Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service 25/03/2020
Information from BESA Coronavirus Guidance Webinar 25/03/2020
Information published by Construction Industry Council 24/03/2020
Information published by Fire Sector Federation 24/03/2020
Information from CIC (Construction Industry Council) with regard to construction sites and latest restrictions.
Please note the BAFE office is temporarily closed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns. Staff safety is a priority and we will be working from home.
Please refer to GOV.UK Guidance for latest information and advice
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
- Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Business Support - Business Closures and Stay at Home FAQs
Remediation and COVID-19: Building Safety update (Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government)
International Workplace - Coronavirus Sources of Information
AXA Business Support - Back to Business
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