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When Should Fire Doors Be Installed

When Should Fire Doors Be Installed? Fire doors should be installed in places like hotels, blocks of flats, schools and other public buildings. Fire doors are required to help save buildings and lives, as they will hold off the fire from spreading for a short while, so people can escape without injuries. Only a correctly…

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Fire Regulations For Business Owners

Fire Regulations for Business Owners   If you own a business there are a number of legal obligations that you have to consider. One of the most important is the compulsory Fire Regulations that have to be in place within every business premises. Here we’ll take a look at what you need to know, based…

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Fire Doors are Part of a Fire Safety Compliant Business

Fire Doors are Part of a Fire Safety Compliant Business Compliance in fire safety is often under appreciated. Due to fire safety being to a good standard these days, fires don’t happen on a regular basis, but this can lead to a relaxed attitude and a lowering of fire safety standards. Those business owners who…

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The essential facts about fire doors & PAS 24

The essential facts about fire doors & PAS 24 Doors being doors, not only do you want them to open and close, and, in the case of fire doors, prevent (or at least delay) the spread of fire and smoke, you might also want to look through them while they’re closed (in a laboratory, to…

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Make Sure Your Fire Door is the Right Size

Why Its Important Your Fire Door is the Right Size A Fire Door needs to be the correct size as it was manufactured & tested, otherwise the Fire Door will not react as tested in the event of a fire. When you’re considering fire door sizes, there are several reasons why it’s important to ensure…

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5 Point Fire Door Inspection

5 Point Check for Your Fire Doors   Certification: Check that your fire door is certified, there will usually be a label or plug on the top or side of the door. If your door does not include a label or plug, there is no evidence of certification, report it to the owner of your building….

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How Do Fire Doors Work?

How do fire doors work?   Fire doors have special seals that prevent cold smoke from passing through the small gaps between the door and frame. Fire door seals fit into the groove in the frame and shouldn’t get in the way of the door closing, if it does, the seal will need replacing. There…

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Fire Door Maintenance

Fire Door Maintenance Fire doors and all passive fire protection elements within the building play a part in the fire safety of a building and therefore in reducing risk to those within, so properly maintained fire doors form an essential element of the fire safety plan for every building. Regulatory Fire Safety Order When the…

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Fire Doors

So what are Fire Doors? Well, fire doors are a type of door that are used to contain a fire in a particular part of the building. They help protect the people in your property from any smoke or fire, they are seen as part of a passive fire protection system. The walls surrounding the…

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Fire Doors- Who Didnt Check Theirs

Recent Case Studies of Businesses Who Didn’t Abide by the Law- Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 (RRFSO 2005) There have been many case studies of businesses who have failed to abide by Fire Safety Laws, often with devastating results. This Blog post is going to talk about many different examples of businesses who have…

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