We’ve provided some links to some useful sources of information on all things ‘fire safety’, including third-party certification, fire door installation and general industry knowledge.
IFC Certification Ltd is a UKAS accredited and internationally recognised provider of high quality, customer-focused third party certification. IFC is also a Notified Certification Body for certificating products for CE Marking under the Construction Products Directive. The company is a member of the IFC Group of companies including International Fire Consultants Ltd, who have established an enviable independent position offering clients impartial advice across the world.
BWF-CERTIFIRE is the leading authority on fire door safety. Constant testing and assessment of fire doors and doorsets is necessary to ensure that products will perform to the stated fire rating. All participating members of the BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door and Doorset Scheme, including Midland Building Products, are rigorously assessed and audited to provide specifiers with the added security and confidence in the products being selected.
The Fire Sector Federation is a not-for-profit, non-government organisation established to act as a forum for the discussion of fire-related issues of interest to its membership and to evolve as a central source of information on all aspects relating to fire. It brings together representatives from a range of stakeholders which make up the UK Fire Sector.
The Institute of Fire Safety Managers is a professional body of individuals and companies who all share a vision to raise awareness of fire safety at a local, national and international level, while promoting fire prevention, fire protection and reducing the risk from fire as far as reasonable practicable.
The Architectural & Specialist Door Manufacturers Association (ASDMA) is comprised of manufacturing companies of specialist bespoke timber doors and includes suppliers of hardware, seals, glazing and leading UKAS accredited test houses. The diversity of membership means the association is uniquely equipped to pull together information on all factors relating to the bespoke timber door industry.
The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is dedicated to the protection of life, property, the environment and our heritage and promotes continuous improvement in all aspects of passive fire protection. Working with Government and international standard setting bodies both directly, and via other sector group associations, the ASFP endeavours to increase the quality of installed fire protection within all forms of construction. The ASFP strives to promote excellence in the design and installation of fire protection products through high quality and technical expertise.