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Door & Hardware Federation Shows Support For Fire Door Safety Week By Organizing Fire Door Safety Seminars

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is demonstrating its continuing support for Fire Door Safety Week by holding a series of free fire door safety seminars. The national awareness safety campaign, which took place between 23-29 September 2019, was launched in 2013 in response to a legacy of fire door neglect and aims to increase the public’s understanding of the role that fire doors play in protecting life and property. It is led by high-profile organizations such as the British Woodwork...

DHF To Host Free Fire Door Safety Seminars For the Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) is demonstrating its continuing support for Fire Door Safety Week by holding a series of free fire door safety seminars. The national awareness safety campaign, which took place between 23-29 September 2019, was launched in 2013 in response to a legacy of fire door neglect and aims to increase the public’s understanding of the role that fire doors play in protecting life and property. Fundamental Issues Of Fire Safety DHF has been a vocal advocate fo...

Allegion UK Raises Funds For The Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW) And The Fire Fighters Charity

Allegion UK, a specialist in fire safety and security products and solutions, last week took an impressive 500,000 steps towards raising £500 in aid of Fire Door Safety Week (FDSW) and The Fire Fighters Charity. Using two treadmills, 35 employees from the Allegion UK team worked as one to take part in their corporate challenge to walk, run, jog or dance 500,000 steps in four days. During the challenge, the team joined forces with the West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS), who visited the Alle...

dormakaba Supports National Fire Door Safety Week 2019 To Spread Fire Door Safety Awareness

Manufacturer of security and access solutions dormakaba is pledging its support to National Fire Door Safety Week 2019, to raise awareness around fire door safety and robust specification. Launched in 2013 in response to a legacy of fire door neglect, Fire Door Safety Week is a mass awareness campaign designed to increase public understanding of the role that fire doors play in protecting life and property. Showing signs of wear and tear Aligned with British Woodworking Federation, dormakaba...

ASSA ABLOY UK To Discuss The Importance Of Fire Door Safety Standards At Fire Door Safety Week 2018

ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham to help raise the bar on standards of quality for fire door safety Over three million fire doors are installed every year in the UK, yet incorrect specification, poor installation and a lack of maintenance is still a common occurrence. In light of this, and to coincide with Fire Door Safety Week, ASSA ABLOY UK is holding a dedicated event at West Midlands Fire Service&r...

ASSA ABLOY UK Hosts Free Fire Door Safety Event In Birmingham

The event aimed to raise awareness about how certified fire doors can prevent life-changing injuries More than 60 prominent facilities managers, architects and door hardware installers attended a free event hosted by ASSA ABLOY UK, the global leader in door opening solutions, to discuss fire door safety at West Midlands Fire Service’s headquarters in Birmingham. The event – ‘It’s Time To Talk About Fire Doors’ – featured talks from Steve Sh...

Fire Safety In Tower Blocks Is An “Endemic Problem” Say Grenfell Tower Campaigners

The BWF has also carried out FOI research which suggests worrying problems in other London tower blocks Less than a year since fire door safety campaigners turned a spotlight on high rise tower blocks, the country wakes to news of the devastating inferno at Grenfell Tower, West London. Endemic fire safety problem Hannah Mansell, chair of the Passive Fire Protection Forum, trustee of the Children’s Burns Trust and spokesperson for the BWF’s Fire Door Safety W...

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