Tag Archives: Fire Door

How Regular Fire Door Inspections Can Save Lives and Property

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In the world of fire safety, one thing that doesn’t get enough credit is the fire door. These doors quietly do a crucial job – stopping fires from spreading quickly and containing smoke and gases. They give first responders at the site extra time to reach those in trouble. But here’s the catch: they need […]

The Legal Requirements for Fire Door Inspections in Commercial and Residential Buildings

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Among the various safety measures, fire doors play a crucial role in preventing the spread of fire and protecting lives. However, simply installing fire doors is not enough. Regular inspections are essential to ensure they function effectively in case of emergencies. Since the January 2023 update to fire door regulations, they have been at the […]

Fire Door Security: Protecting Assets and People

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In the fire safety industry, A fire door is a vital yet often overlooked part of keeping a building safe. They slow the spread of fire and even give first responders extra time to save lives. But, without proper maintenance, they can lose their effectiveness. In recent years, changes to regulations have brought fire doors […]

The Crucial Role of Fire Door Inspections in Building Safety

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In the world of fire safety, fire doors are the unsung heroes: keeping people and properties safe. These unassuming barriers play a pivotal role in preventing the spread of flames, smoke and harmful gases during a fire incident. They also give first responders crucial extra time to save lives and stop fires. However, their effectiveness […]

Understanding the Fire Door Inspection Process: What You Need to Know

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Fire safety is a critical aspect of any building, and fire doors play a pivotal role in protecting lives and property during a fire emergency. Regular fire door inspections are essential to ensure that these doors function as intended. In this informative guide, we will delve into the fire door inspection process, shedding light on […]

The Importance of Fire Safety Inspections in Schools

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Ensuring the safety of students and staff is part of the role schools play in local communities, providing a safe space for children to learn. Within their fire safety arsenal, there are a variety of elements, from compartmentation to alarm systems. One of these elements is fire doors. They play a vital role in containing […]

Fire Door Regulations One Year On

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In January 2023, the fire safety landscape in England and Wales underwent a significant transformation. This was due to the introduction of new fire door legislation. These changes aimed to enhance building safety and reduce the risk of fire-related incidents. As we approach the one-year mark since their implementation, it is crucial to reflect on […]

Where Are Fire Doors Required in Commercial Buildings?

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Fire doors are an essential component of keeping a building safe from the damage and danger to life that fire causes. By keeping the blazes at bay, they also give first responders crucial extra time. In this blog, we are focusing on where these key parts of your fire safety arsenal can best be placed […]

Astroflame – Intumescent Ironmongery Protection

Astroflame - Intumescent Ironmongery Protection

In today’s world, prioritizing safety is an absolute necessity. At Martyn Young Fireproofing Consultancy we recognize the critical importance of safeguarding lives and assets, which is why we proudly offer cutting-edge Intumescent Ironmongery Protection solutions by Interdens®. With a legacy of over 30 years, Interdens® ensures your fire doors are well-prepared for the unexpected.   […]

What are the most common fire door user errors?

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Fire doors play a crucial role in preventing the spread of fire and smoke within a building. They can mean the difference between life and death in the event of an emergency. However, many fire doors fail to meet the required standards due to user errors. In this article, we’ll highlight some common mistakes and […]