Following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the Door & Hardware Federation (dhf) is stressing the vital importance of compartmentation and the terrible risks of getting it wrong. In a bid to prevent the spread of fires in multi-occupancy buildings such as tower blocks and office buildings,
Fire doors are designed to prevent the spread of smoke, flames and toxic gases throughout a building in the event of a fire. However, when a fire door is held open, fire, smoke and toxic gases can quickly pass through the building, blocking escape routes
Fire doors prevent the spread of fire and smoke through a building. They are specially designed to withstand fire for a certain amount of time (minimum 30 minutes) to protect the safety of building occupants and provide a safe route to get out of the
Property owners and managers risk the safety of occupants and fines of up to £2,000 per incident if they fail to ensure fire doors are unlocked and unblocked during times of occupancy.
Fire Door Safety Week - September 26 to October 2 2016 - raises awareness
Major retailers and entertainment venues are risking the safety of customers - as well as incurring fines of up to £2,000 per incident and two years’ imprisonment - by failing to ensure fire doors are unlocked during times of occupancy. Penalties can reach nearly £100,000
Expert construction industry training provider, Exova BM TRADA, will be running the next in its series of popular fire door training courses at the end of June.
The first course, Fire Doors Explained, is a full-day CPD certified session being held on June 28th that considers
Fireco is offering training workshops to installers. These workshops help installers increase their profits by offering extra business opportunities from their existing jobs.
Focused on supporting the installer, the workshop:
● covers how to check a fire door is compliant
● shows how to spot selling opportunities
The Leaders of Worship & Preachers Homes (LWPHomes) is a not-for-profit organisation. The group aims to give the best residential care for those in need to help them gain an independent living.
They have four homes, located in Minehead, Westcliff on Sea, Grange-over-Sands and Woodhall Spa.
Yale Door leading home security suppliers, has added a range of fire doors to its trusted range of composite doors.
The FD30 Composite Fire Doors are approved by Secure-by-Design and have been rigorously tested to BS476 Pt 22 standards to provide 30 minutes of smoke & fire
Premises with a big influx of people such as offices, restaurants and residential homes can as expected, get very busy. Fire doors are safety devices which help prevent the spread of fire. They are a critical part of safety precautions and required to be closed
In today’s world safety is becoming more and more important for businesses, institutions and facilities. Weather you work in the education, healthcare, government, commercial, hospitality or industrial sectors fire safety plays a huge roll in how a building is designed.
Fire doors are a very important
BM TRADA will be highlighting the benefits of effective passive fire protection through a range of interactive exhibits, live demonstrations and free seminars at this year’s Firex International at London Excel 16-18 June.
Full-scale corridor and suspended ceiling simulation
BM TRADA will be offering regular tours of