Send for Help Group – Europe’s largest lone worker protection provider has been awarded NSI’s prestigious Guarding Gold standard for its subsidiary brands, Skyguard and Guardian24.
Following a rigorous audit, the award certifies that both companies are working to the very highest standards of both product and service provision.
The National Security inspectorate (NSI) is the recognised leading certification body for the UK’s Security, Fire and Facilities Management industries, offering a multi-tier approval scheme.
Previously, both Skyguard and Guardian24 had held the Guarding Silver award which audits against lone worker sector standards, such as BS 8484:2011. However, Guarding Gold was achieved after the company’s Quality Management System surpassed BS EN ISO 9001 requirements in addition to the ‘Silver’ standards already met.
NSI Gold is widely recognised as the highest level of certification across the security industry as well as the Police, Fire and Rescue services.
Skyguard’s own purpose-built, UK based 24 hour operated Incident Management Centre had already achieved the top level ‘Gold’ award for Alarm Receiving Centres back in 2009, as it was the first in the UK to be audited to BS 8484.
The NSI Gold accreditation has been awarded to both subsidiary companies.
Becoming Gold Standard certified offers a number of advantages to businesses eligible for the accreditation. Fundamentally, it provides customers with evidence of the company’s ability to offer the highest quality services, products and working practices.
“Achieving NSI Gold demonstrates the high levels of quality and commitment we have to our customers,” said James Murray, Send for Help Group’s Chief Executive.
“Now, both Skyguard and Guardian24 are covered by the NSI’s top accolade and along with the coveted ‘Secured by Design’ product preferred specification on our lone worker alarms and Incident Management Centre, there’s no higher accredited lone worker safety service in the UK.”
“And that’s backed up by the fact that we’ve won the prestigious Security and Fire Excellence Award for the Best Deployment of Lone Worker Technology the last two years running.”