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.
Category: Keep your building safe
It’s not easy to write about actual fires. Where lives have actually been lost. It’s a sensitive subject, after ...
Dame Judith Hackitt suggests that businesses should be more transparent for accountability purposes. This bought about the introduction of the Golden Thread of information. Read our blog to find out more about what it is and how can it help keep your business 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?
Since the launch of Dorgard 25 years ago, we have introduced two more versions offering you different levels of fire safety compliance so you can ditch the door wedge!
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.
Did you know that closing your fire door at night could be the difference between life and death?
Investing in fire safety equipment is one of the best ways of preparing for the event of a fire. In this blog, we cover some essentials your school should have.
Knowing what fire safety products are best for your building can sometimes be unclear. This blog discusses whether fully wired systems are the best option.
With the recent fire that broke out at Notre-Dame in Paris, there has been a lot of discussion about how best to deal with fires in historic or listed buildings. This blog covers some of the ways fire can be dealt with in these types of buildings.
It takes seconds for a fire to spread through a hole the size of a pen nib. Compartmentation is a way to keep a fire contained in one place, preventing fire and smoke from spreading quickly and taking over the building.