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Fire safety in Education

Fire safety in the education sector

Whether you work in a school, university, college or other place of education, Fireco can help you with your fire safety needs.

Dorgard, Dorgard Pro, Dorgard SmartSound and Freedor keep fire doors open legally and safely, allowing them to close on the sound of the alarm. The benefits are:

  • Doors can be kept open, improving access during busy times
  • Solves the problem of dangerous wedged open fire doors
  • Compliance with fire regulations; fire doors will close if a fire alarm sounds
  • SmartSound technology means door units are not triggered by background noise including end of lesson bells — perfect in a loud school environment

Freedor takes the weight out of heavy fire doors, making them effortless to open. The benefits are:

  • No more struggling with heavy doors so children can move around more easily
  • Minimises risk of injury from heavy doors closing too quickly 

DMS alerts deaf and hard of hearing people via text message to their mobile phone when an alarm sounds The benefits are:

  • Compliance with regulations
  • Assurance for deaf and hard of hearing students that they will be alerted in an emergency and will have time to evacuate safely


Fire safety measures in schools

The cost of a school fire can be huge. Lives are at risk. Fire damage is not only expensive to repair, it causes disruption and can even affect exam results, and staff and pupil morale.

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How to improve fire door access

Closed fire doors save lives. They prevent fire spreading through a building, which gives people more time to evacuate. But closed fire doors can get in the way. What solutions are there to improve access for everyone?

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