New Fire Safety Regulations are coming into effect from January 2023 which require residential buildings to update some of their fire safety equipment and procedures. Our blog outlines some of the key changes.
Category: Fire doors
Fire doors have many elements and there’s lots to consider when it comes to compliance. Our blogs answer common questions and make fire doors an easier subject!
We interviewed Martin Pearce, our resident fire door expert, inspector and installer, to answer some common questions about fire doors and how to keep them compliant.
It’s not easy to write about actual fires. Where lives have actually been lost. It’s a sensitive subject, after ...
Part 3 of our interview with Steve Emery, Fire Officer at Oxford Uni! We discuss fireproofing heritage doors and fire safety in historic buildings.
Part 2 of our interview with Steve Emery, Fire Officer at Oxford Uni! We discuss fire safety in historic buildings and the complexities of heritage fire doors.
According to figures from Historic England, in the UK alone, 355 old buildings caught fire in the UK in ...
Join us in supporting Fire Door Safety Week 2021 and let’s make buildings safer, together! Founded in 2013 by the ...
It's important to address the use and maintenance of fire doors. Fire doors can become damaged with regular use. Our checklist covers the basics of what to look out for to make sure your fire doors are safe and compliant.
With the evolution of regulations and requirements for fire safety in social housing, it may seem like there is a lot to keep on top of and checking all buildings efficiently can be more challenging. This raises the question: what can we do to keep on top of the ever-changing demands of a compliant and fire safe building?
For those of us that know our RRFSO’s from our BS7273-4’s, there's no question that fire doors save lives and that the weight associated with operating a fire door is a necessary evil, a symptom of those innocuous-looking closers that ensure doors can shut safely. But when we think about who uses those doors on a daily basis, are we expecting too much from industry outsiders?
For Fire Door Safety Week 2020 we spoke to Darren Young from 1st Aid Fire, who shared his knowledge on the importance of fire doors and how to maintain them.
Join us in supporting Fire Door Safety Week 2020 and help spread the message about the importance of fire doors!