Whether your fire or smoke curtain barriers are required to meet BS EN, UL or NFPA standards, at Coopers we’re committed to ensuring that our fire and smoke curtain barriers meet the highest international standards.
IFC Certification Ltd is a UKAS accredited and internationally recognised provider of high quality customer focused independent third party certification. IFC Certification Ltd is also a Notified Certification Body for certificating products for CE Marking under the Construction Products Directive.
CERTIFIRE is an independent third party certification scheme that assures performance, quality, reliability and traceability of fire protection products. Recognised by regulatory authorities worldwide, it is an internationally respected mark of fire safety and one of the most authoritative in the industry.
UL stands for Underwriters Laboratories, an organization that has been around for more than 100 years. UL is a world leader in product safety testing and certification. UL sets standards for different product categories and tests products to make sure they meet the standards.
The Warnock Hersey Mark (WH) is North America’s leading product safety and performance mark for building and construction products.
The ETL Mark is proof of product compliance (electrical, gas and other safety standards) to North American safety standards. CE Marking is required for harmonised construction products by the Construction Products Regulations (CPR).
Industry Certification Quality Assurance
Lloyds Register Quality Assurance
Approved by Lloyds Quality Assurance for 14001 for the environmental management systems.
Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd (LRQA) LRQA provides a world-class assessment and certification service in Quality Management Systems and Environmental Management Systems backed by expertise and training from its Training Services business.
Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance
Approved by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance. The Quality Management System is applicable to design, manufacture, installation, commissioning and servicing of fire and smoke curtains.
CE Marking is the symbol as shown on the top of this page. The letters “CE” are the abbreviation of French phrase “Conformité Européene” which literally means “European Conformity”
CE marking is a certification mark that indicates conformity with health, safety, and environmental protection standards for products sold within the European Economic Area.
Constructionline is a register of contractors, consultants and material suppliers for the construction industry. It is used as a platform for buyers to seek quality services and companies that are legitimate and of a high standard.
Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS)
Accredited within the Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS). CHAS is the Foremost Authority on UK compliance, Risk Mitigation and Supply Chain Management.
RIBA Providers Network
Approved under RIBA’s Providers Network for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
The RIBA CPD Providers Network consists of over 500 manufacturers and suppliers, training companies and advisory organisations, who provide RIBA-approved CPD mostly free of charge, to architects and other specifiers.
riba core curriculum
Approved under RIBA’s Core Curriculum programme for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
The RIBA Core Curriculum was created by the RIBA for its members, to ensure that learning activities covered key architectural skills. All RIBA-approved CPD material is classified to one or more areas of the Core Curriculum.
RIBA ASSESSED MATERIAL
Approved under RIBA’s Providers Network for Assessed Materials.
RIBA-approved CPD material from members of the RIBA CPD Providers Network has been rigorously assessed by the RIBA and is worth double CPD points to RIBA Chartered Architects. It covers a wide range of interesting and varied topics, from all areas of the RIBA Core Curriculum and is fully indexed on ribacpd.com.
British Blind & Shutter Association
British Blind & Shutter Association is for companies that manufacture, supply & install interior and exterior blinds, awnings, security grilles & shutters and control systems
Memberships & Accreditations
Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP)
The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) represents and supports the activities of the fire industry in relation to all forms of ‘built in’ fire protection.
Coopers are members of BSI. BSI is the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit.
BSI Group, also known as the British Standards Institution, is the national standards body of the United Kingdom. BSI produces technical standards on a wide range of products and services and also supplies certification and standards-related services to businesses.
Coopers Fire Ltd has achieved safecontractor accreditation.
The scheme provides a health and safety audit service for contractors who want to reassure their clients that health and safety is being handled correctly and sufficiently on their sites. SafeContractor has 28,000 accredited members and over 370 major clients.
Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)
Founded in 1918, the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) is a registered charity and an International Organisation for Fire Professionals. Coopers Fire are Affiliate Organisation Members.
The FIA is the largest fire protection trade association in the UK with 700+ members. FIA’s objective is to promote, improve and perfect fire protection methods, devices, services and apparatus.