Gerco-Fas Limited is Third Party Accredited by FIRAS, the Industry Leader in Passive Fire Protection. As part of Firas, we subscribe to an exemplary standard of work and allow said works to be externally assessed.
A Firas Inspection will often consist of Site Investigations into Health and Safety, how Gerco-Fas conduct themselves in such respect, Intrusive Testing, i.e., dismantling an installation to ensure it has been fitted as per manufacturers’ instructions, correlating installations with identification tags and annotated drawings thus ensuring works are correctly recorded.
Also, we are subject to an annual office audit, confirming our systems are compliant and structured in an acceptable format to maintain our accreditation.
Firas is widely regarded as the Governing Body for Passive Fire Protection. In addition to Firas, we are also Safe Contractor (Alcumus) certified.
To achieve this certification, which is widely Health and Safety and Human Resources based we have been subjected to an open audit of all our current procedures with respect to aforementioned.
This included reviews of the following;
- Company health and safety procedures
- Quality control procedures
- Tool box talks
- Operatives training matrixes
- Confirmation of insurances
- All company procedures and review methodology.
- Statements to confirm plant condition and hiring policies.