Barkers holds prestigious and sought-after accreditations from several national and international bodies, regulators and authorities. Our customers can rest assured that our products and processes meet the very highest standards and know that we’re fully engaged in continuous development.
Secured by Design
We work closely with the UK Police Service to ensure that our products meet the highest manufacturing standards and go on to reduce the demand on police forces and help people live in a safer society.
The Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB)
The LPCB is the leading international, government-recognized certification body for security and fire protection. All Barkers products are accredited to these rigorous standards, ensuring safety for people, assets and profits.
BSI PAS 68
PAS 68 is the UK impact test standard for rating hostile vehicle mitigation and is overseen by the British Standards Institution (BSI). Our accreditation guarantees that products meet the technical specification required to handle significant impact and vehicular threat.
ISO 9001:2015 is an international standard that specifies requirements for a quality management system. To be awarded this accreditation, our products are required to consistently meet customer and regulatory requirements and enhance customer satisfaction through continual improvement.
Barkers products are certified to ASTM standards – a certification programme covering materials, processes and services for industries that must demonstrate compliance. ASTM customers with the peace of mind that our products and services are dependable, safe and independently approved.
We are committed members of the Perimeter Security Suppliers Association. PSSA are a trade organisation whose members consist of reputable, financially stable, competent, safety conscious suppliers and installers in the field of external perimeter protection.
CE Mark Certified
We hold an EC Certificate of Conformity of the Factory Production Control. This means that our noise barrier posts, step barriers and a selection of other fencing products meet the strict specification standards of the Construction Products Regulation and guarantee performance.
UVDB is a pre-qualification system used for the UK utility industry, of which we’re part of service. As a qualified company, we commit to the highest standards of supply chain assurance to ensure that our suppliers and customers receive on time, full quantity delivery.
Barkers is qualified as an approved supplier to the rail industry by RISQS, the supplier assurance scheme run by GB Rail. This means that our products are considered safe, high quality and specialised and that the rail industry can buy from us with confidence.
ISO 14001 is a certification of Environmental management Systems. It applies to the design, manufacture and fabrication of safety fences and barriers for highways, importing and distribution of fastening systems and corrosion protection of ferrous material.
OHSAS 18001 is a certification of Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems. It applies to the design, manufacture and fabrication of safety fences and barriers for highways, importing and distribution of fastening systems and corrosion protection of ferrous material.