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Poll highlights alarming lack of fire door knowledge across trades

Despite reporting a growth in demand for fire safety products and devices in the last year, a new poll by online ironmongery supplier IronmongeryDirect has revealed that over half (54 per cent) of tradespeople do not know how to check ...

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dormakaba launches new RIBA approved fire door CPD

Leading access and security solutions provider dormakaba has released a new CPD on the requirements for Door Hardware on Fire Doors. The seminar discusses the latest legal requirements, the types of Certification for Fire Door Hardware and the correct application ...

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Behind closed doors

Iain McIlwee, CEO of the British Woodworking Federation, explores the importance of fire door maintenance and how everyone can help ensure they remain fit for purpose The final report from Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of the Building Regulations and ...

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Learning could be a lifesaver

GEZE UK has revised a piece of lifesaving learning – its popular RIBA-approved CPD on specifying, installing and maintaining ironmongery for fire doors. The 40-minute seminar explains what fire doors are, identifies their various components, how they work, the standards ...

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Horbury Property Services’ team secures further accreditations

The Horbury Property Services team has added to its list of accolades with two staff becoming BM TRADA Q-Mark Fire Door Maintenance accredited and four members of the team successfully completing their FDIS Diploma in fire door inspection. The Q-Mark ...

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In the line of fire

Fred Williams, Service and Repair Manager for ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, explains why correct installation, regular maintenance and certified inspection of fire doors within shared buildings is crucial Fire doors play an effective role in a building’s passive fire protection ...

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An essential guide to fire door safety

Since the Grenfell Tower disaster last June, the focus on fire safety has rightly intensified, making it crucial that individuals and businesses realise the vital role that fire doors play in helping to save lives and protect properties. The UK’s ...

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Trust in the Agrippa magnetic door holder

Protect your people, protect your floors and protect your doors, with the Agrippa magnetic door holder. According to Atomik Research, over one third of people admit that they have seen a fire door propped open in their building. The effects ...

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New smartphone app cuts risk of fire injury and fire door fines

Facility managers are risking the safety of visitors and staff and fines of up to £2,000 per incident by failing to ensure fire doors are unlocked and unblocked. Penalties can reach £100,000 for multiple offences from a single fire safety ...

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Allegion encourages checks to door closing devices

Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, is encouraging facilities managers, fire safety managers and maintenance supervisors, as well as others in charge of safety in public sector buildings, to assess their door closing devices, in case an adjustment is necessary. A recent ...

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