The Importance of Fire Doors
Fire doors are always important, but it can be even more crucial for those who manage buildings with a sleeping risk such as hotels and hospitals.
Study reveals widespread passive fire protection problems in residential tower blocks
The extent of the passive fire protection remediation work required in England’s social housing stock has been revealed by a new investigation, the findings of which suggest that thousands of families are being exposed to unnecessary risk.
Why Third-Party Certification is Crucial for Fire Door Installations
Checkmate Fire are long-time advocates of the benefits of third-party certification for all passive fire protection and our belief has been further strengthened by the Government’s ongoing investigation
100 Miles for Charity!
Please join us in congratulating Damien Ward, our Technical and Compliance Manager, for completing the grueling 100 mile bike ride this month for Charity.
Compartmentation - Ceilings and Walls
It’s something you hope will never happen: a fire roaring through your building...
Safety First. A motto you’ve heard before but at Checkmate Fire this is the core reason why we do what we do. We believe, passionately, in the business of protecting lives and property.
Workplace Fires: More Common Than You think?
Checkmate Fire are committed to helping companies and public sector bodies protect their staff, customers and the general public by reducing the risk of a devastating fire at their premises.
Why Fire Doors Fail
This video explains the vital role played by fire doors in holding back flames and smoke during a fire and describes the typical features that should be considered when checking that a door is correctly installed and maintained
Passive Fire Protection Services for the NHS
During the NHS’s 70-year history the UK’s hospitals and healthcare facilities have evolved and expanded, presenting estate managers with a unique set of fire safety challenges.