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James Moore is the Editor of IFSEC Global, the leading online publication for security and fire news in the industry. James writes, commissions, edits and produces content for IFSEC Global, including articles, breaking news stories and exclusive industry reports. He liaises and speaks with leading industry figures, vendors and associations to ensure security and fire professionals remain abreast of all the latest developments in the sector.
May 10, 2022

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Gerda announces exclusive session highlighting changing requirements to fire doorsets at FIREX 2022

On Wednesday 18th May 2022 at London’s ExCeL, Gerda, GSP Group will be running a session at FIREX International examining how new legislation and standards in fire safety will affect flat entrance doorset requirements.

Gerda-FireDoorMaze-GSPEntitled, ‘Navigating the Fire Door Maze’, Fiona Critchley from Gerda, GSP Group will be speaking in South Gallery Suite 1 on Wednesday 18th May between 10:30-11:10 AM.

Fire doors play a vital role in keeping people and buildings safe. In an ever-changing legislative landscape, how can housing providers ensure that their fire doorsets comply with up-to-date standards?

Gerda will look at the plethora of new legislation and standards set to affect flat entrance doorsets in particular, including:

  • Building Regulations
  • The Construction Products Regulation
  • The Building Safety Act 2022
  • The Fire Safety Act 2021
  • Impending Fire Safety (2022) regulations

The speaker will be Fiona Critchley, Head of Communications at Gerda, GSP Group and also Chair of Timber Doorsets Group, the Door & Hardware Federation and FIA member.

Shortly after the presentation, the company will be hosting a smoke demonstration on stand FI1610.

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