fire door safety week


Fire doors in residential properties – what landlords need to know

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) explores what landlords should look for when specifying a fire door, and how they can quickly and easily monitor its maintenance needs once installed. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week 2020 is here!

Fire Door Safety Week 2020 is here! Find out what the week is all about, and what companies in the sector are doing to support this year's campaign. Read More

An epidemic of fire door failings

A litany of fire door failures in both residential and commercial properties have been documented by a leading buildings surveyor. Read More

WATCH: The fire door series – certification, installation, maintenance and more

Launched to mark Fire Door Safety Week, these videos take the form of interviews with fire door safety expert and IFSEC Global influencer Hannah Mansell. Read More

Fire door facts, figures and regulatory requirements: an infographic

UK fire stats, figures on fire prevention efforts, how fire spreads, protecting premises and who is responsible for meeting regulatory requirements. Read More

WATCH: The hard-hitting video launched for Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Imagine you live in a block of flats and repeatedly raise fire safety concerns – which are repeatedly ignored. This film urges ‘responsible persons’ to replace faulty fire doors without delay. Read More

How to specify compliant fire doors

Covering CE marking, third-party certification and the Equality Act, Graham Hulland of dormakaba offers advice for ensuring robust specification. Read More

56% of care home workers have flagged fire safety concerns – 51% were unhappy with response

One in two (51%) care home workers who reported fire safety concerns were dissatisfied with the actions (if any) subsequently taken, according to research released today. Read More

Close before you doze: fire safety and your doors at home

As Fire Door Safety Week 2019 kicks off, UL’s Simon Ince explains how domestic doors within our homes can also help save lives. Read More

Fire door compliance: a matter of life or death

With Fire Door Safety Week 2019 around the corner, Pat Jefferies of Abloy UK discusses how fire door specification can be the difference between casualties and averting tragedy. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week 2019 to feature interactive mock criminal trial

Taking place 23-39 September Fire Door Safety Week 2019 will also focus on specialised housing such as care homes, children’s homes and sheltered housing plus houses of multiple occupation. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week 2018 in numbers

The organisers of Fire Door Safety Week believe the 2018 campaign is the most successful yet, winning the backing of more than 350 individuals, organisations and businesses, and reaching millions through press coverage and social media. Read More

WATCH: Why fire doors save lives, the five-step check and third-party certification

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has produced a series of hard-hitting films about the dangers of smoke, how to check installed fire doors are compliant and the importance of third-party accreditation. Read More

Three quarters of tenants would not follow ‘stay put’ advice during a fire

Present fire safety guidance states that if your flat is not affected by fire or smoke then ‘staying put’ cuts the risk of being overcome by smoke in a corridor as well as keeping access routes clear for firefighters. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week 2018: A rundown of activities and 5 ways you can help

Fire Door Safety Week is upon us and we need your help, says Iain McIlwee, CEO of the British Woodworking Federation. The campaign, now in its sixth year, reached over 19 million people in 2017, delivering messages on the importance of fire doors in saving lives and protecting property. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week to release educational films and white paper for 2018 campaign

The campaign, which runs between 24-30 September, will also witness the introduction of a 'fire door alert' system by the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (based on the five-step check launched during the 2015 campaign) and a seminar – 'Are you fire door sure? – held in London on 27 September Read More



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