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Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems

AlertSystems offer the addition of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm systems to assist in the protection of your premises.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that all non-domestic properties are required to carry out a fire risk assessment and implement a fire management plan which in most cases could mean the provision and maintenance of a fire detection and fire alarm system.

Our comprehensive service includes the design, installation and servicing of high quality Commercial Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems to British Standard 5839 part 1 2013. These systems provide complete protection for a wide range of commercial premises.

Our qualified fire system design team can advise you on the latest in new fire detection and fire alarm systems. They can also provide professional advice and recommendations to enhance your existing system and ensure your business complies with all current regulations.

Fire Alarm Protection

Fire alarm systems are designed with one of two considerations at their core, Category L and Category P.

Category L systems are designed for the protection of life; these are normally specified as a result of a fire risk assessment. The level of Life protection will often depend on how many people access a specific building depending on variations, these types of Life Protection can range from Type M to L1.

Category P protection is designed for the protection of property. The main purpose of a Category P1 fire alarm system is to give the earliest possible warning of a fire, to minimise the time between the ignition of the fire and the fire fighters arrival. P1 fire systems are designed to protect the whole building whereas P2 systems are designed to protect certain areas of a building which may have a higher fire risk or hazard. Some insurance companies may also have requirements for fire alarm systems that is installed and monitored, to ensure that an out-of-hours alarm is responded to.

What Type of System?

Fire Alarm Systems are categorised into three main types Conventional, Analogue Addressable and Wireless. To determine the fire system your business may require, it is important that a fire risk assessment is carried out. From this we will be able to accurately recommend the appropriate fire system for your premises. In order to request a FREE Fire safety audit, please complete the contact us form or email:sales@alertsystems.co.uk and a member of our team will get back to you.

Fire Alarm Servicing and Maintenance

Fire alarm systems have been designed to protect your people and your buildings. You have a legal obligation to ensure that your Fire Detection System is fully operational, and is in good working order and comply with the current regulatory standards.

We offer comprehensive service and maintenance agreements for our Fire Detection Systems and for Systems installed by others. These fully comply with all current regulations.

BAFE Accreditation

When selecting a supplier for fire protection services for your premises. You need to be assured they are competent, meet all the appropriate standards and are independently audited.

Whilst this certification process is not mandatory, fire protection companies that have registered with BAFE have demonstrated their quality, commitment and are confident in their ability to provide the highest service possible.

For more than 30 years BAFE have been developing schemes for UKAS accredited Certification Bodies to assess and approve fire protection companies to recognised quality standards.

AlertSystems hold BAFE SP203-1 accreditation for the design, installation, commissioning/handover and maintenance of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems.