fire door safety week

Responsible persons urged to refresh fire safety knowledge following legislation changes during Fire Door Safety Week 2023

Warringtonfire and BM Trada are urging responsible persons to refresh their fire safety knowledge following changes to legislation in the UK. Read More

Calls for access control compliance to be reinforced after sharp increase in fires

Abloy UK is calling for more action with access control compliance, after new statistics revealed a sharp increase in the number of fires in England. Read More

Lack of knowledge over faulty doors leading to under-reporting, according to new research

Over half of the UK public couldn't spot a fault with a fire door, therefore failing to report issues, research from the BWF has revealed. Read More

Fire Door Safety Week reaches its 10th anniversary in 2023

Fire Door Safety Week, a national awareness campaign first launched in 2013 in response to fire door neglect, celebrates its 10 year anniversary. Read More

Fire door failure: How to spot the faults

Examining fire door neglect and how to spot the potential faults that could be compromising your fire safety procedures. Read More

Fire door guide released by ASSA ABLOY Opening Solutions

ASSA ABLOY is urging those involved with the specification, installation, and maintenance of fire doors to review its Fire Door Guide. Read More

‘Something as simple as closing a fire door can save your life’ – In conversation with Helen Hewitt from the BWF

We sit down with Helen Hewitt, CEO of the BWF for Fire Door Safety Week to discuss the importance of awareness and education on fire doors. Read More

‘A third wouldn’t report fire door safety issues’, according to new research for Fire Door Safety Week

A third of the British public would not report a problem with a fire door due to a 'perceived lack of personal repercussions' as the main reason. Read More

How BIM software can support a collaborative approach to fire door specification

Paul Thompson explains how BIM software can aid collaborative working with door specification and create the ‘golden thread’ of information. Read More

DHF puts its weight behind Fire Door Safety Week 2022

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) supports Fire Door Safety Week in response to a legacy of fire door neglect. Read More

People with disabilities ‘at risk’ due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation process, warns Evac+Chair

Safety experts warn that people with disabilities are 'at risk' due to lack of clarity over emergency evacuation processs. Read More

One in 10 renters fear raising fire safety concerns will affect their tenancy

One in 10 renters fear raising fire safety concerns will affect their tenancy, according to research conducted by Fire Door Safety Week. Read More

Calls for greater education on fire door safety and compliance as Fire Door Safety Week 2021 kicks off

A greater awareness and education of fire door compliance is needed in the UK, says Abloy UK, as Fire Door Safety Week 2021 begins. Read More

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


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