Three quarters of fire doors fail inspections according to FDIS

The organisation has warned of a “tragedy waiting to happen” after 75% of the fire doors inspected did not meet the required standard. Read More

FDIS finds three quarters of fire doors failed inspections in 2019

In worrying news for the fire safety industry, the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) has found that more than three quarters (76%) of fire doors it inspected in 2019 were condemned as not fit for purpose. Read More

BWF-Certifire leads calls for national register of responsible persons

The person responsible for a building’s fire safety should be advertised to its residents or occupants as prominently as its first aiders, according to the organisations behind Fire Door Safety Week. Read More

Student Accommodation Under the Spotlight as Fire Door Safety Week Remembers Sophie Rosser

Student accommodation should be a major concern for the fire safety industry, research commissioned for Fire Door Safety Week suggests. Read More

Fire Door Inspection Scheme Appoints New Manager as Neil Ashdown Steps Down

The Fire Door Inspection Scheme has appointed a new manager with the outgoing Neil Ashdown remaining involved in an ambassadorial role. Read More

FIREX Presentations Revisited: Fire Doors are both Life-Saving and Profit-Saving by Neil Ashdown

To demonstrate the crucial role that fire doors play the Fire Door Inspection Scheme's general manager used two case studies at FIREX 2015. Read More

Fire Doors: Getting Active about Passive Fire Protection

Neil Ashdown, FDIS general manager, explains how responsible persons can stay on the right side of the law and protect building occupants. Read More

Fire Door Seminar for Responsible Persons

‘Responsible persons’ under the Fire Safety Order are invited to register for a free half-day seminar on complying with relevant legislation. Read More


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