Buildingtalk’s Video of the Week highlights the importance of correctly specifying fire doors in order to prevent the risk of prosecution and protect against the spread of fire.
The video has been created by Door-Stop to educate local authorities, housing associations and installers about taking precautions when it comes to the specification of fire doors.
On average, there are over 174 building fires every day in the UK. Despite this, a recent report by the FDIS found that over 61% of fire doors inspected had problems with fire or smoke seals.
This type of neglect can result in prosecution or an unlimited fine from the fire service.
Door-Stop’s Head of Sales and Marketing, Patrick Dean, commented: “Our new video highlights the implications of installing a faulty fire door and emphasises the key facts surrounding their specification – too many people are dying from inadequate fire defences and more needs to be done to educate the entire supply chain.”
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