Fire door safety and the importance of third-party certification

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Hannah Mansell on the MLCLG fire door investigation, where the fire door industry is now and whether the standards of fire door safety have improved since the Grenfell tragedy.

 

Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook

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Upgrading timber doorsets for fire resistancenavigation-arrow

This Wood Information Sheet gives guidance on assessing the suitability of existing doors for upgrading to give a 20 or 30 minutes' fire resistance comparable with that of purpose-made fire doors. Upgrading to 60 minutes' performance will rarely be possible.

Upgrading the fire resistance of existing doors is...

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Timber industry unites behind Fire Door Safety Weeknavigation-arrow

Spreading the message about the importance of fire doors should not be a once-a-year event. Hannah Mansell reports on the progress made in 2016 and what more can be done in 2017.

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

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Passive fire protectionnavigation-arrow

Chiltern International Fire's Product Assessor Simon Bailey discusses the role of passive fire protection (PFP) products, in the context of Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order, and emphasises the need for correct installation to ensure performance and life safety.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2012

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