James Fisher Strainstall places great emphasis on the importance of health and safety, quality and the environmental impact of its operations.



With our rigorous approach to quality assurance, all James Fisher Strainstall (JF Strainstall) products are manufactured to a high standard of reliability and durability. Based in the UK, our team manufactures everything in accordance with our stringent processes and procedures. This carefully controlled production environment ensures that you can trust the quality of every system we deliver, and deploy them with full confidence in your high-assurance operations.  


Health and safety

Our top priority is to ensure that all our employees return home from work safely every day. That’s why we promote a safety culture across all areas of our business. With our health and safety committee, we continuously work to incorporate safety into everything we do, from near miss reporting to monthly continuous improvement meetings.

Our team considers zero to be the only acceptable number for accidents at work and, as a result of our ongoing safety initiatives, we recorded zero missed-work day injuries last year. 

Learn more about our health and safety policy.



We are committed to minimising our environmental footprint and achieving our goals sustainably. Read more about our approach to environmental sustainability.


Further information

Our approach to managing health and safety is explained in our top-level health, safety and environmental policy and our commitment to high standards is contained within our quality policy. These documents are used to set objectives across all parts of the business which are regularly reviewed at management meetings. Our industry accreditations and memberships further underscore our commitment to maintaining consistently high standards.

ISO accredited

The British Assessment Bureau and the Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance (LRQA) certify our activities as ISO 9001: 2015 approved. In addition, we incorporate the principles of ISO 45001 throughout our operations.


SGS Baseefa certified

Our hazardous-area products provide maximum product versatility. ISO IEC 80079-39 certified by SGS Baseefa, they offer reassurance in potentially explosive atmospheres.

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JOSCAR Registered 

JF Strainstall has satisfied all requirements to become fully registered on the JOSCAR supplier accreditation register.



JOSCAR registered

Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials is a Government-backed and industry-supported scheme that helps businesses protect themselves against the growing threat of cyber-attacks and provides a clear statement of the basic controls organisations should have in place to protect themselves and their customers. 


Cyber essentials plus

Achilles UVDB

Achilles UVDB Verify is an independent audit of an organisation's Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ) management systems and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). By undertaking the assessment process, suppliers and contractors will gain a clear understanding of the industry's qualification requirements.

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Our memberships

We have been accredited a conformity to type based on the assessment of our production process by the National Measurement Office (NMO) – a UK Approved Body. This demonstrates our commitment to QHSE and compliance with national regulations, which is essential to protecting consumers, businesses, and the environment.

Our weighing and measurement instruments also undergo a full product certification, which evaluates our products and procedures as part of the NMO’s examination process. The assessment involves the rigorous testing and examination of our instruments to ensure that they meet its stringent requirements. JF Strainstall’s Container Weight System (CWS™) is certified under the following standards:

  • The Measuring Instruments Directive: 2014/32/EU
  • The Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive 2014/30/EU:
  • IEC 61000-4-2: 2008, IEC 61000-4-3:2006, IEC 61000-4-4:2012 & IEC 61000-4-6:2007
  • OIML R51-1 (2007) is the normative document for catchweighers under 2014/32/EU

The assessments carried out by the NMO and allows us to sell CWS™ within the UK and Northern Ireland.

We have recently obtained the EU type examination certificates for our an EU Notified Body, FORCE Certification A/S, which allows us to sell CWS™ within the European Market.

We are also part of SGS Baseefa UK & SGS Finland, which demonstrates our ability to manufacture and design certified hazardous area products/services within hazardous and potentially explosive environments. Our continued work with Baseefa demonstrates compliance with relevant safety and quality standards, with our QMS being written to meet the requirements of ISO/IEC 80079-34, ATEX Directive 2014/34/EU & IECEx