Bluesky Certification are a UKAS accredited third-party certification body offering credible, independent third-party certification for the manufacture, installation and maintenance of doors, windows and fire resistant products. Their schemes set out the requirements that you must meet, without specifying how they must be met, allowing their customers flexibility and innovation in the way they operate their businesses.
Cambridge Fire Research
Cambridge Fire Research are a UKAS accredited laboratory located in Cambridge, UK and specialising in fire resistance testing.
With two non-loadbearing furnaces they are able to offer tests of a range of separating elements such as partitions, doors and glazed screens, as well as linear joint and penetration seal tests. Tests can be performed to a variety of British, European, US and International Standards.
Fire Protection Association
The Fire Protection Association (FPA) is the UK’s national fire safety organisation. They work to identify the dangers of fire and help clients reduce any fire-related risks.
As fire safety experts, they have an unrivalled reputation for quality and expertise in all aspects of fire protection including research, consultancy, training, publications, risk surveying and auditing. All of their services are central to the reputation they’ve built amongst their membership and advocates who trust their expertise.
They actively seek to move fire safety standards forward by lobbying government and working with them to address their issues and concerns.
- Trust – The government, industry organisations, and members rely on them for advice, and regularly use their testing and educational services.
- Integrity – They are respected for their honest approach, facilitating and lobbying for best practice in the fire industry.
- Expertise – Their teams’ specialist fire safety knowledge is undisputed and offers the latest fire protection advice to industry and government organisations.
To continue to be the go-to authority in the field of fire protection, building security and people safety through the promotion of fit-for-purpose training, expert consultancy, ethical testing and challenging research-led lobbying and representation.”
IFC Certification (International Fire Consultants Group)
International Fire Consultants Group, delivering ‘Confidence in Fire Safety’.
Established for over 30 years IFC Group, are one of the largest independent specialist fire and life safety engineering, design and certification practices in the World.
IFC Certification Ltd are a UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited certification and inspection body, and members of the key industry fire safety bodies, providing independent 3rd party assurance and certification services for fire safety products and services. Offering global knowledge with experience in many jurisdictions to British, European and American standards.
Certification schemes are available for product manufacturers, installers and fire risk assessors. IFCC also certify quality management systems (ISO 9001), enhanced security products and as an inspection body IFCC provide independent inspection services. As a notified body IFCC undertake AVCP work to enable clients to CE Mark products.
International Fire Consultants Ltd are an award winning practice of Chartered Fire Safety professionals and engineers with a wide range of skills and expertise.
Services include fire safety strategies, detailed design and assurance, peer review, Expert Witness and Training.
As well as providing the fire safety engineering design of complex buildings, IFC are unique, as a non-laboratory based specialist engineering practice, in undertaking the evaluation of construction products for their ability to meet legislative requirements and/or the performance criteria of fire tests. We do not operate our own furnaces, primarily because it would dilute the focus away from our independence and specialist engineering knowledge. We arrange, manage and observe clients’ testing programmes in 3rd party laboratories.
Warringtonfire Testing & Certification
Warringtonfire, part of the Element Group, specialises in providing a comprehensive range of independent fire testing, assessment, engineering and certification services to international markets from a network of accredited sites across the globe including Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.
We exist to help our customers to make certain that the materials, products and systems that they make are safe, quality, compliant and ultimately fit for purpose, leveraging our 40 years of testing experience and our global testing capabilities.
Warringtonfire and BM TRADA operate the Certifire and Q-Mark third party certification schemes for fire door manufacturers.