Fire

West country business first to achieve double.(Product guide)

BAFE, the organisation which operates independent third party approval schemes for fire protection systems and services, has congratulated a West Country based company on achieving a BAFE double.

Firewatch South West of Newton Abbot is the first company in the UK to be accredited for both the BAFE SP203 scheme for Fire Detection, Alarms and Suppression Systems and the BAFE STI04 Scheme for Fire Extinguisher Registered Technicians.

Both schemes are becoming a fundamental requirement for many specifiers of fire protection products as a means of demonstrating a company's competency in the respective disciplines. This is particularly pertinent in light of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety Order), to be implemented on October 1, 2006, which brings the issue of competency into sharp focus. …

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