Legislation and standards


Legislation and Standards

NSAI Fire Standards

Firecrest Safety Systems are Third Party Accredited by the National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) all work carried out complies with the Irish Standard for Fire Detection and Alarm for buildings- IS 3218:2013. NSAI Certification demonstrates our our ability to comply with the Irish Fire Standards and perform tasks such as System Design, installation, servicing and maintenance.

Gold Partner- Notifier by Honeywell

Firecrest were awarded the prestigious status of Notifier by Honeywell’s Gold Partner in 2011 and are the only Gold Partner in the Republic of Ireland.Notifier Gold Partners are a select group of service providers with proven, in-depth engineering capabilities and success in selling, maintaining and supporting Notifier fire systems.

To achieve qualification for the Notifier by Honeywell Gold Partner certificate, companies are audited to ensure compliance in a number of areas, including technical capability, independent accreditation, business management systems, commercial competence and agreed levels of sales.

Private Security Authority (PSA)

Companies installing or maintaining CCTV systems and Access Control systems are required to hold a licence from the Private Security Authority (PSA).  In order to obtain a licence from the PSA, a contractor must prove compliance with national and European standards, be tax compliant and undergo criminal record checking. A licence granted by the PSA is valid for two years and a register of licence holders is available on the PSA website. Firecrest Safety Systems hold licences for both CCTV and Access Control Systems from the PSA.

Health and Safety Accreditation

In an increasingly competitive workplace, contractors are now more than ever aware of the importance of compliance to corporate legislation in order to meet client demands. Contractor Plus is a web enabled database that allows contractors to meet such demands and ensure total compliance to current health and safety legislation while gaining accreditation. Firecrest Safety Systems have their Health and Safety system third party accredited by Contractor Plus.