LFS is proud to be a FIRAS certified installer of passive fire protection measures such as fire doors, fire breaks and fire stopping.
FIRAS certification started in 1994 and has been instrumental in improving standards of installation of fire protection products/systems to the benefit of the construction industry and the clients it serves.
FIRAS is voluntary, third-party certification for installation contractors of both passive and active fire protection systems, operated by Warrington Certification, and accredited by UKAS to EN45011.
Fire Protection Association (FPA)
The Fire Protection Association is the UK’s National fire safety organisation, recognised as an independent and authoritative source of information and advice relating to all aspects of fire safety, risk management and loss prevention.
The FPA works to identify and draw attention to the dangers of fire and the means by which their potential for loss is kept to a minimum. Their products and services are designed to assist fire, security and safety professional achieve and maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.
At LFS we have our own qualified Fire Door Inspectors throughout the UK, qualified under the FDIS (Fire Door Inspection Scheme). Our London based qualified Inspector is just one of 5 qualified Inspectors in the London area.
Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)
Membership of the Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) gives LFS the opportunity to be involved in discussions, research and the promotion of the passive fire protection industry.
Our accreditation with the BM Trada Q-Mark Maintenance Scheme enables us to maintain fire doors as an alternative to the costly alternative of fitting replacements.
LFS are approved manufacturers and installers under the BM Trada Q-Mark scheme.
Secured By Design
Secured by Design is the official UK Police flagship initiative supporting the principles of ‘designing out crime’. The scheme focuses on the prevention of crime to domestic and commercial properties and promotes the use of security standards for a whole range of applications and specific products.
CHAS is the Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme. CHAS complete health and safety pre-qualification assessments to a Nationally recognised standard which is accepted throughout the construction industry.
These assessments ensure that CHAS accredited members comply with the highest health and safety standards, simplifying the vetting of suppliers for buyers.
Constructionline is a Government-run scheme. Each month thousands of contractors and consultants apply for work with public and private sector organisations. In order to be awarded the relevant contract, the companies and individuals applying must meet health and safety standards.
To avoid each individual contract having to assess individual suppliers health and safety competence, the Constructionline scheme has been developed. Upon becoming Constructionline approved then duplication is reduced as all Constructionline buyers accept proof of competence.
LFS are delighted to have achieved Gold Level with the Constructionline Scheme.
The SafeContractor scheme provides a health and safety audit service for contractors who want to reassure their clients that health and safety is being handled sufficiently on their sites.
The Considerate Constructors Scheme is the recognised benchmark for how sites interact with their community. There is an 8-point code set by the scheme – all designed to encourage performance beyond the statutory requirement and all have an impact on the environment members work in and the people they affect.
During 2018 we were honoured to be featured on the Considerate Constructor’s Scheme’s Best Practice Hub – further demonstrating our mission to put safety first.
Certass Ltd. is a UKAS approved certification body for the operation of a Competent Person Scheme under a Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) licence and a Green Deal Certification Body under the licence from the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC). They provide services such as meditation support should there be a dispute between the customer and an installer.