Fire Door Safety Week


Warringtonfire Reminds Industry of Fire Safety Responsibilities

As the UK begins Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW), Warringtonfire and sister company BM TRADA urge ‘Responsible Persons’ to refresh their knowledge following recent changes to fire safety legislation. Taking place between 25 – 29 September, FDSW is the British Woodworking Federation’s (BWF) annual reminder that everyone has a part to play in ensuring fire…


Making the Argument for Fire-retardant Treated Wood

In the run up to Fire Door Safety Week in the UK from 25th to 29th September, International Timber is stressing the importance of correctly specifying fire retardant wood and panel products backed by independent certification. Specification errors, installation issues and poor maintenance of fire safety products can have devastating consequences. To facilitate change within…


Abloy UK Launches Fire Door Safety Infographic

A new infographic from Abloy to mark Fire Door Safety Week in the UK shows a correlation between rising reports of serious fires and fatalities, and failed fire door inspections. Pat Jefferies, Commercial Director at Abloy UK, explains: “Abloy is a big Fire Door Safety Week supporter, and we promote the crucial importance of fire…


Fire Door Failure: Spotting the Faults

In anticipation of Fire Door Safety Week (31st Oct – 4th Nov) Kirk Smith, Business Development Manager for Allegion UK, explains how neglecting fire doors can compromise fire safety procedures. Purpose built to compartmentalise fire and smoke, fire doors are recognised as a critical element of passive fire protection and exist in practically every building…

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