If you require Emergency Lighting for your organisation you should use a BAFE Emergency Lighting SP203-4 registered company.
Search for one using our registered company search and ensure that they are certified in the area that you require.
After wide consultation, this scheme was launched at the end of 2010 with the help and support of ICEL (Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting).
How to register to BAFE Emergency Lighting Systems SP203-4 Scheme
In recognition of industry practice and demand, the scheme has been split into four modules. The intention of this is to ensure that a company only gains BAFE registration for the modules in which they are competent to work. The four modules are:
For detailed information about compliance with the BAFE SP203-4 scheme please download the BAFE SP203-4 Scheme Document (For the Design, Installation, Commissioning & Maintenance of Emergency Lighting Systems).
Check requirements. Do you have competent systems in place? For this scheme you do not need ISO9001 certification. However, you are required to have a robust Quality Management System in place. This is explained in the scheme document (Clause 10 – Management System).
View our Certification Bodies List for this scheme and contact them for information on how to obtain certification for either one or more modules required and cost.
When you have achieved certification, your Certification Body will contact BAFE with your information.
BAFE will then send out a welcome pack including your BAFE certificate. At this point you will be allowed to display the correct BAFE logo that relates to your scheme.
Your company will then be added to the BAFE website, which will enable all users searching for Third Party Certified BAFE registered fire protection companies to access your companies’ information.
Contact BAFE for digital versions of logos relating to your scheme for use on web/print/vehicles.
Once registered, your organisation will be subject to ongoing surveillance audits by your Certification Body to ensure that you continue to comply with the scheme requirements.
Please note this scheme is operated by UKAS accredited Certification Bodies on our behalf and all BAFE fees will be included with the Certification Body total cost. Please discuss this with your chosen Certification Body for more information.
Legal obligations nationwide require the appointed responsible person for fire safety for commercial/non-domestic premises to have adequate fire protection.