EN 54-16 Voice alarm control and indicating equipment (VACIE)
Voice Alarm Systems provide an audible fire alarm signal within a building or public area, providing control of the alarm signal(s) and the fire alarm voice message(s). Independent Certification of ASL’s VACIE to EN 54-16 ensures that ASL’s Voice Alarm products meet the mandatory functions required of all VACIE and also meet the stated optional functions (with requirements) which ASL products can provide, depending on system design which should be undertaken using ASL’s Guidelines and Recommendations in order to ensure compliance to EN54. VACIE may be a separate unit or physically combined with the fire detection and fire alarm control and indicating equipment.
EN 54-4 Power Supply Equipment (PSE)
ASL’s PSE products are Independently Certified for compliance to this European Standard, which specifies requirements, methods of test and performance criteria for power supply equipment of fire detection and fire alarm systems installed in buildings. ASL PSE products for use with ASL VACIE include Backup Power/Battery Chargers with 65AH and 130AH output power supply with Battery Distribution Terminals and Mains Power Distribution Panels.
The ISO 9001 is an internationally recognised Quality Management System (QMS) framework which has been successfully implement to manage the immediate and long term quality impacts of ASL’s products, services and processes. By completing the ISO 9001 certification ASL is committed to assuring stakeholders that it’s continually looking to improve, streamline operations and reduce costs.
Since 1995 ASL has been independently audited and certified by UKAS Accredited Certification Bodies
The ISO 14001 is an internationally recognised Environmental Management System (EMS) framework which has been successfully implement to manage the immediate and long term environmental impacts of ASL’s products, services and processes. By completing the ISO 14001 certification ASL is committed to assuring stakeholders that it’s environmental management system meets international industry standards.
Since 2019 ASL is independently audited and certified by UKAS Accredited Certification Bodies
ASL has achieved CSA safety Certification for select range of products. These products meet the following two classes and are eligible to bear the cCSAus mark. Enabling ASL to sell in to both Canada and the United States:
- Class 3862-13 – Information Technology Equipment – Certified to Canadian standards
- Class 3862-93 – Information Technology Equipment – Certified to U.S. standards
ASL are pleased to announce compliance with Cyber Essentials a UK government backed scheme that ensures organisations are protected against a whole range of the most common cyber-attacks.
The accreditation demonstrates ASL’s commitment to cyber security and it’s security programme ensuring security best practises are followed, devices and networks are protected, policies, process and procedures are in place and enforced.
ASL is proud and long standing member of PLASA since 2008.
PLASA is the lead trade association for the entertainment technology sector, spanning the worlds of concert and touring, live events, theatre and Voice Alarm to name but a few. The association owns and runs successful trade events including the flagship PLASA Show, a major international event for the industry.
ISCVE Supporting Member
ASL is proud and long standing supporting member of the ISCVE.
The Institute of Sound, Communications and Visual Engineers invites a selected number of prestigious companies to become Supporting Members of the Institute.
The ISCVE helps to create a standard to which professional members of our industry can aspire and attain. We coordinate this conversation and provide a central point for knowledge transfer.
ASL is a Pre-Qualified Supplier in the Achilles RISQS scheme
An independent, third party qualification assessment of a supplier’s capability to supply products and services for the UK Rail Transport Sector. RISQS supports Network Rail, LUL/Transport for London, passenger, light rail and freight train operators, rolling stock organisations, main infrastructure contractors and other rail products and services providers in the management of supply chain risk.
ASL is a Pre-Qualified Supplier in Achilles JQS (Joint Qualification System)
The supplier register and pre-qualification system used by buyers in the Norwegian and Danish Oil & Gas sector. It is used primarily to manage supplier information and risk within the supply chain, as well as to procure efficiently in accordance with EU regulations.
ASL is a Pre-Qualified Supplier in Achilles TransQ
The supplier register and pre-qualification system used by the buyers in the Nordic transport sector. It is used primarily to have up-to-date and validated supplier information, and to procure efficiently in accordance with EU regulations.