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About Us

The Fire Industry Association, or the FIA as we are more commonly known, is a not-for-profit trade association with the aim of promoting the professional status of the UK fire safety industry.

The FIA was born out of a merger between two longstanding and well-respected trade associations, FETA (Fire Extinguishing Trade Association) and BFPSA (British Fire Protection Systems Association). The two associations had long shared a common interest in the promotion of the professional status of the UK fire industry and the FIA is proud to continue this work.

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What we Do
Some of what we do as a trade association is intangible but we also have some very tangible offerings to members and non-members alike!

Our main objective is to promote the professional standards of the fire industry through close liaison and lobbying with Government and official bodies as well other key organisations in the industry. We aim to inform our members and the general market about the latest legislation and how it can affect their business.

We provide technical knowledge and advice to anyone who needs it regarding fire safety in the UK. We also provide training courses to members and non-members alike on all the latest technical and legislative topics to affect those working with fire safety.

One important aspect of our work is to communicate and promote best practice and other useful information out into the public domain. To this effect we produce our quarterly magazine, Focus, as well as sending weekly enews, Midweek Messages, to those that are interested. To receive either of these click here

Read more about what Trade Associations do and the benefits of being part of one here.