Do My Fire Doors Need Inspecting?
Fire doors play an essential role in providing passive fire safety protection. Fire doors are an important safety feature of any building in which people work or visit, as they offer resistance.
Fire Doors Save Lives and Property
Buildings are compartmentalised to delay the spread of fire from one area to another. These compartments are usually linked by fire doors to allow the flow of traffic
Play it Safe: Fire Safety in Tall Buildings
Tall buildings present fire safety issues that don’t affect other structures. For instance, high structures are beyond the reach of ladders preventing exterior rescues from ladders and the suppression of fires.
Fire Door Safety Week 2018 – Fire Door Inspection Checklist Download
Fire Door Safety Week 2018, which runs from September 24th to 30th, is designed to promote awareness of the importance of choosing the right fire doors and ensuring they are properly installed and maintained.
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.
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
Fire Doors: Your Guide to Safety
Fire doors are required in almost every building built in the UK. English and Welsh Building Regulations are divided into parts with corresponding Approved Documents with guidance as to how to achieve the requirements of each part.
A Door's a Door - Right?
Well no, actually, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Your average, every day door serves the primary purpose of security and control. Ingress and egress. It’s an access point, or a barrier, allowing the movement of people and goods.
A Fire Door Survey is Just Checking a Fire Door, Right?
Our industry has prodded the slowly waking giant, and it is clear that businesses, facilities managers, building managers and the amazing people who work across fire safety are making inroads into resolving fire door issues. But I’m going to put this out there; inspecting a door does not improve life safety in a building, providing maintenance to ongoing defects does.