Compliance+ are an impartial, client-centric fire stopping and passive fire protection consulting service. Retained by industry leading installation companies. Ensuring installer clients, in partnership with Compliance+, deliver fire stopping and passive fire protection in line with regulations, manufacture standards and industry guidance. In very simple terms, Compliance+ are an independent firestopping technical support and service. Compliance+ give technical support on fire stop, firestopping and passive fire protection manufacture’s products, systems and installations.
We consider robust fire stopping solutions, while working with manufactures and provide CPD events on passive fire protection. Whilst installer companies use Compliance+ to internally review and sign off their own fire stopping works, this is purely for their own internal quality assurance purposes. Adding another robust quality fire stopping check system. Compliance+ provide an extra level of comfort for the client and installers regarding fire stopping and passive fire protection, but the installing company will still require to be 3rd party accredited. This should result in being audited by the certification scheme who issue the relevant 3rd party installer certification.
Compliance+ are independent from all installation companies and clients. Set up as a completely independent company with relevant PI/PL insurance. Most installer companies and main contractors felt that, moving forward, they would be able to offer the service of Compliance+ for consulting to many of their clients. All without being constrained by commercial aspects of installation and with the focus on ensuring that best practice and guidance is provided to the client, installer, design teams and end user.
In the ever-changing fire stopping and passive fire protection and fire safety industry, fire stopping installer companies are often seeing requirements where installations will not be tested by any manufactures, they identified the need to have an experienced level of technical support from and experienced team that Compliance+ can provide.
Compliance+ will seek and provide the best possible fire stopping solutions, based on the extensive understanding of tested fire stopping and passive fire protection products/systems across the range of manufacturers.
It is understood that manufacturers accept no "design responsibility" under the CDM. Manufactures can not provide a warranty for a product that they have not installed and had no control over once its left their facility. What they can provide is third party accredited products that give confidence that they will perform as required. As such, fire stopping installers need to be able to ensure that they are compliant within the available remits of the manufactures tested details and solutions. Compliance+ provide fire stopping installers with added security that they are considering an element of design responsibility together with the principle designer on solutions for fire stopping in a robust manner with all parties involved.
In addition, the industry and specialist fire stopping installers, have also identified the need to have a more robust training for their operatives. Whilst there are many training courses available to the fire stopping passive fire protection industry, after investigation, most installers decided none were specific enough for their requirements.
Compliance+ are members of the FPA (Fire Protection Association) and the ASFP (Association of Specialist Fire Protection). Compliance+ are also BSi (British Standards Institute) members ensuring we conform to the highest standards in the industry. Our staff are currently led by David Lamb, Technical Director and Co-founder of Compliance + who has fire stopping and intumescent coatings industry expertise spanning over 30 years in the fire stopping and passive fire protection industry.
Compliance+ are currently are retained by an industry class leading fire stopping installer companies, who have an ongoing framework agreement for all large-scale projects from commercial, residential, data and aviation projects. Providing early design fire stopping engagement workshops, consulting guidance and advice with design teams and architects while also providing ongoing site solutions, audits and quality check management provisions on behalf of the fire stopping installer and client as part of the framework agreement.
Compliance+ are not just a fire stopping inspection service, we offer fire stopping design services or specification consulting works as part of the passive fire protection industry. We provide services to the fire stopping passive fire protection industry independently, providing guidance and information.
If you feel that you may benefit from engagement with Compliance+ about fire stopping please do not hesitate to contact us directly .
Compliance+ provide technical support on fire stopping and passive fire protection manufacture’s products, systems and installations. Whilst fire stopping and passive fire protection installer companies use Compliance+ to internally review and sign off their own works, this is purely for their own internal quality assurance purposes. This adds an extra robust quality check system.
Compliance+ provide this extra level of comfort for the installers and clients drawing on the experience of
Compliance+. Through our rigorous vetting and our own strict compliance quality systems the trusted fire stopping installers work to an industry leading comprehensive standard, engaging with Compliance+ as an addition to their fire stopping and passive fire protection business. The trusted installing fire stopping company will still require to be 3rd party accredited in line with industry standards.
There are varying manufacturers of fire stopping systems throughout the UK, European and Worldwide markets. Most of these manufactures have extensive systems to cover most firestopping requirements. Information from manufactures can be confusing to understand and the extensive data they hold is not always available. Site works tend to be reactive in nature and dealing with manufacture’s can be time consuming. Compliance+ has extensive contacts within the fire stopping manufacture’s sector as well as in depth knowledge, through experience, around most systems. We work closely with manufactures, though a collaborative and holistic approach to provide fire stopping solutions for complex or typical installations.
If you are a manufacture who would like to enable Compliance+ to work closely with specifiers, fire stopping installers and main contractors in a collaborative approach, please contact us.
Compliance+ is working with leading construction companies through our fire stopping trusted installers. We are providing valuable services such as guidance and quality control. Working in close partnership Compliance+ and trusted partners work together to raise the bar with regards to installed fire stopping systems worldwide.
If you would like to find out how we can assist you please contact us.
The right fire stopping system for the requirements and specification using industry leading products and systems for fire stopping, passive fire and consulting services.
Providing years of fire stopping and passive fire protection knowledge and consulting fire stopping experience gained in passive fire protection to our clients through innovative, passionate and informative guidance.
Providing a class leading fire stopping, passive fire protection consulting customer experience to build relationships and client knowledge in passive fire and firestopping.
Whilst Compliance+ can give general guidance and advice, the nature of manufacturers systems, building regulations, test standards and products means that the ultimate responsibility for selecting the correct product for a particular application must lie with the principle designer, installer or customer. All descriptions and illustrations in this web site are intended for guidance only and shall not constitute a “sale or specification by description / picture”. Compliance+ may change the information, products and specifications from time to time for a variety of reasons, without prior notice. The information in this web site is provided “as is” at the date viewed. We offer assistance to principle designers or design teams and as a specification consultant. We provide services to the industry independently, providing guidance and information. Compliance+ are not a UKAS accredited certification body or inspection authority as defined by LABC.
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