Fire Door Maintenance
Fire Door Maintenance is a key requirement in ensuring that your fire doors will perform properly is required in the event of a fire.
Building owners need ‘competent persons’ as referenced in any Fire Safety Order to help them comply with fire door regulation.
Fire doors should be checked regularly to ensure it functions correctly and is ready to use. It should be considered in exactly the same way as testing a smoke alarm or a fire extinguisher.
Inspection and Maintenance
Periodic checks should be carried out at least once every six months.
Newly occupied buildings may require more frequent checks in the first year of use Doors where traffic is high are likely to be more susceptible to damage and should be checked more frequently than other doors in the building. E.g. once per week/month (depending on usage).
Fire doors should be regularly inspected for damage that may prevent the door from performing in the event of a fire. This may form part of the risk assessment for the building. Any issues should be fixed as soon as possible using compatible, correct fire rated components. The selection of suitable components is supported by the Fire Certificate and door schedule.
Advice and Support
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