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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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Horbury secures new fire door safety contract

Horbury Property Services, part of the Horbury Group of companies, has been awarded a contract to replace fire doors and update fire compartmentation in a number of buildings, including offices and a library for Nuneaton and Bedworth Council. This is ...

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Fire door safety ignored despite Grenfell tragedy

Despite the shocking tragedy of the Grenfell fire in London last summer, research has revealed that almost 50 per cent of people have seen fire doors illegally kept open. In addition, 70 per cent of those surveyed admitted they would ...

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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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Security doors specialist publishes white paper on fire door safety

ASSA ABLOY Security Doors, a UK division of global door opening solutions company, ASSA ABLOY, has launched a white paper focusing on the critical subject of fire door safety. The white paper covers key topics of fire door safety. These ...

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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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