NACWL have successfully gained FIRAS Certification for installation of Passive Fire Protection systems.
We underwent a three-stage assessment process in our head office and on a live site and the requirements were successfully met with no issues.
FIRAS was first introduced back in 1994 to drive up standards in the installation of fire protection products, for the benefit of the construction industry. It is a voluntary, third party independent certification scheme for installation contractors of both passive and active fire protection systems and is operated by Warrington Certification and accredited by UKAS.
An important element of being FIRAS registered is that we are subject to ongoing random inspection of our installation work. We are also required to have an annual audit of our office systems by FIRAS inspectors to ensure compliance. This provides added reassurance to our customers of the workmanship they will receive. As FIRAS certificated contractors, we are required to log all contracts to the FIRAS database, which means our clients can receive a certificate of conformity (compliance) for the completed works.
The real benefit of using a FIRAS-certified company is that our clients have the reassurance that all our work is carried out with the expertise and competency in delivering fire safety products effectively.
Our FIRAS certification currently covers installation of Cavity barriers and we are working towards adding additional modules including Fire rated glazed screens in the near future.
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