Silver Group have the very highest accreditations within the security and fire protection industry. It’s your reassurance we provide the best procedures and practices.
What does this mean to you? Simply put it’s your assurance that the design, installation and service of our solutions meet and exceed the very highest industry standards. Within our particular sector, the prime two accreditations are NSI Gold for security systems and BAFE for fire protection.
The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) have gained a reputation as the leading sector specialist certification body. With several levels of accreditation, Silver Group have the highest of these, the Gold standard demonstrating that we have completed the most rigorous and demanding audit. Insurers often specify use of NSI approved companies as part of their terms of cover. Also, if a direct police response is required, then it is necessary a NSI approved supplier. The monitoring stations providing 24/7 coverage that we use, are also fully NSI approved.
For more information on why you should use a NSI Gold approved security provider, please click here.
BAFE is the leading independent registration body for third party certified fire protection. Silver Group have been audited to the highest levels for our Fire protection systems with BAFE. This provides a benchmark for quality and the ability to provide you with an independent third party certificate of conformity. As a result of which, you as the Responsible Person having provided the best fire safety for your building, staff and others. Because Silver Group are able to proudly display the BAFE logo, this is your assurance of a mark of quality in the fire protection industry as well as confirmation that we are third party certified from UKAS accredited certification body.
With regard to the solutions we provide for Smoke Ventilation – we are a certified partner of SE Controls who are the UK’s leading manufacturer of Automatic Opening Ventilation systems. The products they produce are all CE Certified and comply with all current British and European legislation. Sadly, other suppliers may still use components which are not suitably marked with CE Certified. Please check with your installer this before you proceed. Silver Group are qualified to service and maintain the ventilation systems which is a legal requirement of the building owner in accordance with the Regulatory Record Order (RRO) and the Buildings Regulations, Approved Document B.
Smoke Control Association
The Smoke Control Association being a sub division of the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations, is the leading industry group which formulates standards and policy for the design, manufacture, installation, service and maintenance of smoke control equipment. In order for members to join they must meet very stringent criteria ensuring the highest standards are met within the smoke control sector. This ensures Silver Group are at the very forefront of smoke ventilation systems.
SDI 19 – IFC Installer Certification
Having demonstrated our experience in fire strategy verification along with the design, installation and commissioning of smoke control systems in accordance with the highest level of standards and industry guidance documents, including Approved Document B and BS7346 Parts 4, 5, 7 and 8. Silver Group have completed the IFC SDI 19 certification process including detailed internal office and external site audits. Thereby providing our clients with the assurance that the life safety systems installed by Silver Group meet and exceed the very highest industry standards. Details here
The Fire Industry Association (FIA) is the UK’s largest fire protection association. Their objective is to promote, improve and perfect fire protection methods, devices, services and apparatus. In addition, they work closely with the government ensuring that the highest professional standards are achieved for the industry.
The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) was created in 1997 to improve health and safety standards across the UK. The ethos of CHAS is helping contractors to work safer as well as being more efficiently and of course in turn this benefits the clients. Being are an authority for on site health and safety, they set the industry benchmarks, provide assurance and reassurance, for contractors and clients alike.
BSI is the Business Standard Company that helps organisations make excellence a standard all over the world, not just Britain. In our particular industry sector, it is crucial that fire safety products bear the BSI Kitemark certification and CE markings for your reassurance that they have been thoroughly tested and certified. Our BAFE accreditation of SP203-1 is your guarantee of peace of mind that you are dealing with a company and it’s products which meet the requirements of BSI.
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