Joining the BSIA’s Access & Asset Protection Section
Companies wishing to join the BSIA’s Access & Asset Protection Section must meet the following criteria in order to be admitted to the section:
Access & Asset Protection Section Criteria
Access and Asset Protection – Installer/Maintainer – A Company engaged in the installation and/or maintenance of security equipment to prevent or control access, by physical and/or electronic means, to property and assets. The company shall be able to demonstrate that either 90% of their turnover is derived from security related installation and/or maintenance work or that the turnover derived from such work is not less than £500,000.
Access and Asset Protection – Supplier or Distributor – A company supplying but not installing equipment intended to prevent or control access, by physical and/or electronic means, to property and assets. A manufacturer of such equipment may not have 50% or more of the equity of such a company.
Access and Asset Protection – Manufacturer – A company engaged in the manufacture and/or assembly of equipment intended to prevent or control access, by physical and/or electronic means, to property and assets and having a registered office in the UK. The company shall manufacture or assemble equipment in the UK and/or possess UK based design and development facilities or full customer services/warranty facilities within the UK.
Access and Asset Protection – Consultancy – A company offering consultancy services including subjects relevant to the section. The company shall hold principal membership of the BSIA by membership of the Specialist Services Section.
Access & Asset Protection Section ISO9001 Accreditation
In accordance with clause 2.3 of the Model Section Rules of the Association, membership of the Access & Asset Protection Section is conditional on the Operating Board being satisfied that the member has the relevant ISO 9001 accreditation.
The use of BS 7858 - “Security screening of individuals employed in a security environment” may be appropriate.
For more information about joining the BSIA, or for advice on achieving the above criteria, call Sharon Mughal on 07803 891742