3rd Party Accreditation
FIRAS is voluntary, third party certification for installation contractors of both passive and active fire protection systems, operated by Warrington Certification, and accredited by UKAS.
RAD are proud to be a long standing certified member of FIRAS and have a flawless record. We satisfied all criteria for certification, including the stringent FIRAS assessment of our onsite workmanship, competence of all our supervisory and installation employees and of our companies office management systems.
CHAS (Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK.
BAFSA’s (British Automatic Fire Sprinkler Association) primary objectives include providing authoritative information on the benefits of sprinkler systems, and how they can protect people & property from the devastating effects of fire.
BAFSA works closely with the Government, Fire and Rescue Service, Building Control Officers, Insurers, Architects and Town Planners, to ensure that sprinkler systems are installed to the highest professional standards.
They provide a database of registered installers, of which RAD are proud to be a long standing company.
RSA (Residential Sprinkler Association) provide support to the Residential sector of the UK Fire Sprinkler Industry.
It currently provides its members with web presence, training, accreditation, technical representation, advice and information.
NFSN Every UK Fire & Rescue Service is currently a member of the National Fire Sprinkler Network which gives it a powerful voice in promoting the wider use of fire suppression systems amongst those designing and building our buildings, and those in Government who establish Regulations and Guidance on the appropriateness of such systems.
Builder’s Profile is the open-access Common Database service providing compliance and PQQ information to the construction industry. Their secure Common Database enables subcontractors and suppliers to easily maintain and share information. For main contractors and clients it provides all the information, documents and tools required to manage a supply chain no matter how large or small.
UKAS Accreditation is a formal, third party recognition of competence to perform specific tasks. It provides a means to identify a proven, competent evaluator so that the selection of a laboratory, inspection or certification body is an informed choice. UKAS accreditation means the evaluator can demonstrate to its customer that it has been successful at meeting the requirements of international accreditation standards.
RAD voluntarily chooses to be accredited as they recognise the internal efficiencies that it brings and the opportunities to demonstrate best practice.