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Accreditations & Standards

SSAIB

UKAS

BAFE

CHAS 

FIA

CONSTRUCTION LINE

 

It’s really important that your home and business, fire and security systems adheres to latest industry standards, so that you can be assured that you, your family, your business assets and your belongings, will be kept safe and secure.  That's why we've collated some useful descriptions and certifications to tell you everything you need to know when it comes to security standards and regulating bodies.  And it’s important to note we do cover all aspects of business, from health and safety through to innovative new products and services, all accredited.

So ultimately, you can have total peace of mind that with Amthal Fire & Security is accredited to the highest level, with each recognised by all police forces, fire brigades and insurance companies.

 

SSAIB

SSAIB is a leading Certification Body offering a wide range of schemes for providers of electronic security, fire systems and guarding services in the UK. Its aim is to promote high standards within these sectors and to provide recognition for those who achieve them. SSAIB only certificates those companies who demonstrate competence and financial probity in the management of their business. Certificated providers must also demonstrate technical competence. Amthal Fire & Security is accredited by SSAIB, UKAS, BAFE SP203 & EN BS ISO9001:2008 These accreditations are recognised by all police forces, fire brigades and insurance companies. For all our clients that means trust and confidence in our people, our systems and our services when it comes to providing security services. SSAIB certification means you can be confident in the quality of services provided and an SSAIB certificated provider will meet or exceed your Insurer's requirements. To find out more about SSAIB, go to www.ssaib.org

 

UKAS

For Amthal Fire & Security, UKAS accreditation as authorised by Government is the ultimate assessment of competence, impartiality and performance capability to ensure we provide you with the very highest level of product and service, independently selected to suit your bespoke needs.  From the products we offer to protect you, your home and your business from crime, through to all our specialist fire services, we always operate with our aim, objectives and values, alongside a dedication to achieve the highest level of accreditation for the ultimate customer service experience.  And with UKAS Accreditation, we can demonstrate to our customer that we have been successful at meeting the requirements of international accreditation standards.

UKAS is the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, the sole accreditation body recognised by the Government to assess organisations that provide certification services. UKAS says: "Accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) is the key to ensuring that consumers, suppliers, purchasers and specifiers can have confidence in the quality of goods and in the provision of services throughout the supply chain." To find out more about UKAS, go to www.ukas.com

 

BAFE

British Approvals for Fire equipment (BAFE) is an independent third party certification and registration body for fire protection that works to promote good practice across the industry.  BAFE itself develops schemes for UKAS accredited certification bodies to assess and approve companies to recognised standards. Its aim is to support property managers and specifiers to ensure that they get quality fire protection for their premises, staff and service users.  There are currently over 1150 registered companies from all parts of the UK, of which Amthal Fire & Security is proud to be part.

BAFE says: "Insisting on fire protection that conforms to the relevant BAFE scheme provides you with a simple way of ensuring that your project meets recognised national standards and can be independently third party certificated. In today's environment of risk assessment, with the responsibility for safety on the owner / occupier this is increasingly important to you - and your client." To find out more about BAFE, go to www.bafe.org.uk

 

CHAS

CHAS is the Contractor’s Health and Safety Assessment Scheme, and is established as the market leader for health and safety pre-qualification in the UK.  CHAS has significant public and private sector buyer organisations in its scheme, including councils, housing associations, NHS trusts and a growing number of large private companies who employ sub-contractors. We are accredited by CHAS to enable our products and services to be used to ensure the health and safety of staff, as they carry out daily routines, and offer the ultimate protection for them in your business.

CHAS started with two main aims, to improve health and safety standards across Great Britain and to reduce duplicated safety applications for both suppliers and buyers. CHAS has more than 500 public and private sector buyer organisations, such as councils, housing associations, NHS trusts, including a growing number of large private companies who employ sub-contractors. To find out more about CHAS, go to www.chas.co.uk

 

FIA

The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is constantly shaping and promoting legislation and the professional standards for fire safety and security.  As a not for profit organization, it’s objective is to promote, improve and perfect fire protection methods, devices, services and apparatus. FIA achieves this through the representation of its members, including Amthal Fire & Security and in providing technical support, guidance and opportunities for professional advancement through education and appropriate regulation.

FIA is the largest fire protection trade association in the UK.  With 650+ members, we represent a significant proportion of the industry and are a major provider of fire safety training. Our main objectives are to promote, improve and perfect fire protection methods, devices, services and apparatus. We achieve this through the representation of our members and provide technical support, guidance and opportunities for professional advancement through education and regulation. To find out more about FIA, go to www.fia.uk.com

 

Construction Line

Construction’s line’s pure aim in the industry is to avoid duplication and improve efficiencies.  The construction line uses pre-qualified contractors and consultants, including Amthal Fire & Security to deliver on cost savings and best practice for the public and private sector, without having to compromise on quality.  With this in mind, work using pre-qualified contractors and consultants can be completed to a high standard, protecting the long term value of the estate and also reducing maintenance and repair schedules, again enhancing efficiency.

Construction Line is the UK's largest register for pre-qualified contractors and consultants. In terms of efficiency, time and cost saving and best practice, Constructionline is proven to deliver for public and private sector organisations alike. How we help suppliers to the construction industry For suppliers to the construction industry, Constructionline means that you no longer need to repeatedly fill in standard pre-qualification forms for every construction tender. What's more, with 8,000 buyers already using the Constructionline database to source contractors and consultants, Constructionline is a great tool to market your organisation. How we help buyers of construction services By providing an up-to-date register of pre-qualified suppliers for construction contracts, Constructionline is a common sense solution that 8,000 buyers from over 2,000 organisations are already making the most of. We pre-qualify all of our suppliers to government standards, and maintain relationships with a range of industry, ePurchasing and Government partners to ensure that we remain relevant to procurement professionals within the construction industry. To find out more about Construction Line, go to www.constructionline.co.uk

 

 

 

INTRUDER

Back to basic security and alarms are the premise to all good security.  Amthal will ensure a monitored alarm, or wireless security system can be tailored to your property to keep your assets and possessions safe and protected from any opportunist or professional criminal activity.

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FIRE

If you are responsible for business premises, an employer or self-employed with business premises, responsible for a part of a dwelling where that part is solely used for business purposes, a charity or voluntary organisation or a contractor with a degree of control over any premises, you have a responsibility in relation to fire prevention!

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ACCESS

As the world becomes more digital and buildings more intelligent, homeowners and businesses are looking at more efficient ways to secure buildings.  Access control enables you total control on who has access to your building. Locks and keys also allow you to secure your building, but when keys are lost or stolen, the inconvenience and expense of changing locks and re-issuing keys can be considerable.

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CCTV

CCTV Installation can let you know who is at your door, help prevent incidents and criminal activity and help protect people and property.  Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) works around the clock to help detect and deter crime, providing organisations with vital information.  Many existing users of CCTV installation are failing to realise the full potential of their system and the benefits it can provide.

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DESIGN

Amthal's team of surveyors and system design engineers include individuals with industry experience of over 20 years combined with technology specialists who's purpose it is to keep up with the ever changing industry technology, products and integration.

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INSTALLATION

We are regularly audited by the SSAIB & BAFE to ensure all systems we install meet current BS & EU industry standard requirements, Our experienced and skilled staff will deliver the design, installation and commissioning of the entire system.

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MAINTENANCE

Preventative service visits form part of our industries codes of practice and are essential to ensure your electronic fire & security systems work effectively when most required.  Amthal's service & maintenance Contract customers receive priority response for all site and telephone support 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

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MONITORING

Amthal partners with EMCS, the UK's leading independent alarm receiving centre.  EMCS is approved by the security industry governing bodies NACOSS and BSIA to BS5979 and ISO9000. Their monitoring environment is resistant to any possible attack or power failures.  All incoming telephone calls are responded to within 10 seconds!

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